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Porgy (Stenotomus chrysops)
A fish occurring in the Western Atlantic - growing up to about 45cm (2 kilos), and looking a little like a thicker John Dory.
If you see one on your fishmongers slab, their flesh is firm but flaky, and excellent poached, baked or barbecued carefully in foil and served with a sauce.
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