Baked Fillets of Sole

Baked Fillets of Sole
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  • 35 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 20 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6
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Fillet of sole is poached then added to a creamy sauce and broiled to brown.

What You'll Need

  • 1 tablespoon ​parsley, freshly chopped
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 1/2 pounds sole fillets
  • 3 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup heavy cream

How to Make It

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, put parsley, green onions, salt, pepper, white wine and water; bring to a boil.
  2. Add fish and poach for 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. Remove fish to a lightly buttered shallow baking dish.
  4. Continue cooking water and wine mixture until liquid has reduced to about 1 cup.
  5. Meanwhile, in a large saucepan melt 2 tablespoons of butter; stir in the flour, stirring until a smooth paste is formed.
  1. Gradually add the reduced liquid and heavy cream, stirring over low heat.
  2. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  3. Add remaining butter; pour over fish. Place fish under broiler until nicely browned.

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