Quick sole in a light butter sauce with golden almond flakes

Quick sole in a light butter sauce with golden almond flakes

A quick and easy mid-week dinner full of delicious flavours and textures thanks to a simple flour coating and buttery sauce with golden almond flakes.

Ingredients for 2 people

  • whole dover sole whole or filleted (or a lemon sole works well too)
  • 30g of flour
  • 50g of unsalted butter
  • 50g of almond flakes
  • 1 lemon sliced in 4 wedges (optional)
  • 1 bunch of chopped parsley or chives for garnish (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Rinse and pat dry the sole, season both sides (and inside if used whole) with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Melt half of the butter in large pan over high heat. Add the sole and brown both sides. Lower heat to medium and cook for about 5 minutes on each side or until cooked through. Place the fish on a serving plate, covering it to keep warm.
  3. Wipe out pan and melt the other half of the butter over medium heat until it begins to brown, then add the almond flakes and cook until they're golden brown.
  4. Pour the buttery sauce and almonds over the fish, then sprinkle with the parsley or chives.
  5. Drizzle with a squeeze of lemon juice or serve the lemon wedges as garnish on the side.
  6. Enjoy with a side salad or rice.

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