Whiting is a member of the cod family popular for its flaky white flesh and mild flavour. It is particularly good in recipes that require battering and frying.
Make your own tartare sauce to add sprightliness to whole cooked whiting—the homemade sauce has a zest lacking in the bought version.
There's a bit of preparation involved with this salad, which makes it ideal for fancy dinner parties. The sauce needs to be made in advance to marinate.