Once that's done you can use the shears to snip open the abdominal cavity and remove the guts, or simply shear off the head together with the gut cavity, which is situated immediately below and behind the head.
Very popular in southern hemisphere countries I've visited. So, we are here to educate you on this fish!
It is an extremely thin, flat bodied, greyish-green fish, with an oval shape. It is rarely found in U. Close X. It all comes down to whether or not you want the satisfaction of filleting the fish or not!
Jan 2, 10, 2: Hi John, it sure is! John Dory is a great eating fish, one of the best to cook with, and has a firm texture and mild sweet flavour. Forum Jump.
Thread Tools Show Printable Version. Posting Rules. IMO, you could do this recipe with whatever "white" fish your local friendly fishmonger offers.
This comment form is under antispam protection. GdD GdD 39. Mild, white and flaky is how it should be. Hallibut, haddock, hake...
If you're fortunate enough to get your hands on a whole John Dory, the first thing you're going to want to do is remove the spines on the top and bottom edges, which will make the fish easier to handle without impaling yourself.
Creative Commons license info. If ever a creature went out of its way to appear as unappetizing as possible, it's the John Dory. ANNE [67. But the filleting process is rather simple Click here to find a how-to video on filleting a John Dory fish.