Dover sole recipe

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20 min

Nutrition per portion

Calories 260 kCal 13%
Fat 15g 21%
  -  Saturates 8gg 40%

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


  • Preheat the grill to medium. Brush one side of the sole with the oil or butter. Sprinkle with half the lemon juice.

  • Cook for 8 to 10 minutes, then turn the fish over. Brush with more oil or butter and sprinkle over the remaining lemon juice.

  • Cook for a further 8 to 10 minutes. Garnish with a wedge of lemon and serve with seasonal vegetables.

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