Lemon Baked Dover Sole
20 Minutes
Good Source of Protein
A very simple and healthy way to prepare the prized Dover sole that highlights its mild, buttery sweet flavor.
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  • Sole fillets 3 1/4 ounces each fillet
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons parsley leaves
  • ⅛ teaspoon black pepper
  • ⅛ teaspoon paprika
  • salt to taste


  • Rinse fillets thoroughly in cold water; pat dry with paper towels, season each side lightly with salt and set aside.

  • Combine melted butter (or olive oil) and lemon juice in a small bowl. Combine flour, chopped parsley and pepper in a shallow container.

  • Dip fillets in butter/lemon juice mixture and dredge in flour mixture.

  • Transfer fillets to a nonstick baking sheet, and drizzle any remaining butter/lemon mixture over fish. Sprinkle fillets with paprika.

  • Bake at 375℉ (190℃). for 15 to 20 minutes or until fish is golden brown and flakes easily when tested with a fork.