Turbot is a large, saltwater flatfish known for its firm, white flesh and delicate
flavor. From the Scophthalmidae family, the Turbot is found in shallow waters of the Mediterranean, North Atlantic and Baltic Sea.
What kind of fish is turbot?
Many members of the flatfish family, including Turbot, have eyes on the left side of their head and are easily recognised by their
Where can turbot be found?
Currently farmed in countries including Bulgaria, France, Spain and Portugal, Turbot is one of the most highly prized fish species, having held an
What to look for when buying turbot
Some lower quality species of flatfish are often named as European Turbot, including West Coast flounders and Greenland Turbot. They have less flavour and softer flesh in comparison to real Turbot. To ensure the best quality of Turbot before buying, when touched, it should feel firm and free of any unpleasant odours. The fins should be in good condition, the fish’s eyes should be clear, and its gills should still be bright red.
How do you cook turbot?
Available year-round for purchase (either as a whole fish, in fillets or steaks) dry-heat methods of cooking such as baking, roasting, grilling and pan-frying are recommended for a flavoursome
How to check if turbot is cooked
To check if Turbot is cooked, insert a sharp knife
The limited global supply and the popularity of Turbot