Also called skate, fresh ray was once widely eaten in Britain but is now seen as one for the gourmets.
September is an excellent time to purchase this traditional, delicious and meaty fish. As well as being wild, the fresh ray we deliver to your door is also responsibly sourced.
Ray wings are the most popular choice. They’re an excellent option for pan frying. We sell them by the kilo and you will receive two to four meal sized wings per kilo. Ray with black butter is a classic. This recipe from Nigel Slater is easy to follow and tasty. For a modern twist on the classic, this one pan wonder from the BBC Good Food website for ray with buttery parsley and capers is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Purchase ray wings.
Ray middles are excellent for oven baking and only take fifteen minutes at Gas Mark 6. They’re best served simply with a squeeze of lemon and a drop of olive oil or a pat of butter. Purchase ray middles.
Ray knobs are a delicacy and when available we can sell them by the kilo. This recipe for ray knobs deep fried with caper mayonnaise is a good way to try this delicious and economical cut of ray. Purchase ray knobs here.
Also good to try in September: