Brill weighs up to 3 kg and on average is between 40cm to 75cm in length. It can camouflage itself so that it blends into its surroundings. Brill is a delicious fish and a real treat. It is like turbot and has succulent and a slightly sweet taste. Brill is a good source of protein and provides vitamins B and E in addition to magnesium. Brill is available all year but is most abundant in the early summer months in Jersey
The best way to cook brill is to baste with a little butter, add lemon juice to add a little zing and some fresh parsley to enhance its appearance. You can add other seasonings such as salt, pepper.