Dover sole

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Dover Sole recipe
Dover Sole recipe
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A king among fish, Dover sole has a delicate taste and slightly firm texture. This member of the flatfish family is best cooked whole and served with a butter sauce or squeeze of lemon.


  • 1 whole Dover sole (approx 300g)
  • Olive oil or melted butter
  • 1tbsp lemon juice
  • Lemon wedge, to serve


  1. Preheat the grill to medium. Brush one side of the sole with the oil or butter. Sprinkle with half the lemon juice.
  2. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, then turn the fish over. Brush with more oil or butter and sprinkle over the remaining lemon juice.
  3. Cook for a further 8 to 10 minutes. Garnish with a wedge of lemon and serve with seasonal vegetables.

Nutritional information per portion

  • Low
  • Med
  • High
  • Calories 260(kcal)
  • Fat 15.0g
  • Saturates 8.0g

This nutritional information is only a guide and is based on 2,000 calories per day. For more information on eating a healthy diet, please visit the Food Standards Agency website.

Guideline Daily Amount for 2,000 calories per day are: 70g fat, 20g saturated fat, 90g sugar, 6g salt.

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