Lemon Sole Meunière

Sole meunière is a classic French seafood dish where a skinned whole sole is dredged in flour, pan fried in butter and served with browned butter with capers, parsley and lemon juice.

  • Beginner
  • Serves 1
  • 25 minutes
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What you’ll need

  • 1 Whole lemon sole ( grey skin, head and dorsal fins removed)
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp chopped flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 Tbsp capers
  • 1 x lemon
  • Olive oil for frying
  • Salt & pepper

Let's Cook!

Lemon Sole Meunière
Step 1

Dredge the lemon sole in seasoned flour on both sides and dust off any excess flour.

Lemon Sole Meunière
Step 2

Heat the pan with some oil and butter and fry the sole on a medium heat until golden and crispy on both sides.

Lemon Sole Meunière
Step 3

Remove the fish from the pan, allow it to rest. Add a knob of butter and let it bubble
away until brown and nutty. Add the capers, lemon juice and chopped parsley.

Lemon Sole Meunière
Step 4

Serve the Lemon Sole with the brown butter sauce and enjoy!

How it's done!

Whole Wild British Lemon Sole

Fish used in this recipe

Whole Wild British Lemon Sole

220g

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Wild British Dover Sole Fillets

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Wild British Dover Sole Fillets

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