Sole Meuniere

Lynn Clay


Sole meuniere is Belgium’s classic fish dish.


★★★★★ 1 vote

10 Min
10 Min


  • 4
    filets of sole
  • 1/2 c
  • ·
    salt and pepper
  • 3 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 6 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • ·
    juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp
    lemon rind, grated
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, minced

How to Make Sole Meuniere


  1. Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a large saute pan over medium heat.
  2. Mix flour with salt and pepper and place in shallow pan. Dredge all fish filets.
  3. Lower heat to medium low and fry fish filets for 2 minutes on each side. Season the fish with salt and pepper.
  4. Remove from saute pan. Wipe out saute pan and put in the butter. Heat until butter melts and turns light brown.
  5. Add 1/2 teaspoon of lemon zest and 3 tablespoons of lemon juice to the pan.
  6. Mix butter and juices together and add fish to pan. Combine and cover fish filets.
  7. Sprinkle with the parsley and serve immediately.

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About Sole Meuniere

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Dutch

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