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Dover Sole Meuniere

Dover Sole Meuniere
YIELDS
4 servings

Meunière translated in French means the “Miller’s Wife”. In cooking terms, it just means dusted with flour and cooked in butter. Everything really does sound better in French!

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Ingredients

8
fillets Dover sole
½
cup flour, for dredging (125 ml)
Coarse salt and freshly cracked pepper, to taste
6
Tbsp butter (90 ml)
¼
cup lemon juice (60 ml)
2
Tbsp chopped parsley (30 ml)
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Directions

Step 1

Add flour to a plate or baking dish. Season the flour with salt and pepper. Season fish and dredge in the seasoned flour mixture.

Step 2

Heat a large skillet over high heat. Add 2 tbsp butter to hot skillet. Sauté fish filets in 2 batches. Cook until golden on each side and just cooked through, about 4 minutes total cooking time. Transfer fish to plate and keep warm.

Step 3

Place the skillet back over medium heat. Add remaining butter and cook until golden in colour. Add the lemon juice. Bring to a boil and add the parsley. Season the sauce to taste. Pour the warm sauce over the fish. Serve immediately.

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