Pan Seared Sole Fish Fillet in Lemon Butter Sauce

photo_15503136929933516422781532141839.jpgFish a high protein food with immense nutritional benefits does not require too much of planning and preparation to turn it into a hearty and wholesome meal.It requires little time to cook and simple marination and pan searing or grilling turns it into a feast in itself as the outcome is marvelous and who would not like to enjoy a scrumptious food with little efforts.photo_15503137058534036064087133374771.jpgThe recipe of pan seared sole fish fillet in lemon butter sauce is just the reflection of its simplicity in getting cooked and turning into a feisty treat and a visual delight too.The dish is simple to make and the choice of fish can be varied as per individuals taste.The lemon butter sauce recipe is simple and can be easily made but……………….please do not shy away from using butter.So the wait is over and now its time to move to the recipe quickly.

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Serves: 3 


For the fish

  • 2 sole fish fillet (approximately weighed 350 gm)
  • Juice of one lemon
  • Salt to taste
  • 2-3 tbsp of all purpose flour or corn starch
  • 2-3 tbsp oil/butter

For lemon butter sauce

  • 1 small onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 tsp garlic minced
  • 100 gm butter
  • 1/8 cup of lemon juice
  • Chopped coriander
  • Salt to taste


Pan searing the fish

  • Wash and pat dry the fillet with a kitchen towel.
  • Squeeze juice of one lemon over the fillets.
  • Rub some salt and drizzle 2 tbsp of oil on it.
  • Marinate it for half an hour.
  • Just before pan searing dust the fillets in some seasoned all purpose flour or cornstarch.
  • Heat normal pan or a grilling pan with little oil and cook the fillets on both the side till done ,approximately for 7-8 minutes.

Lemon butter Sauce

  • 1 tbsp onions chopped
  • 1/2 tsp garlic minced
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 100 gm butter
  • Chopped parsley or coriander
  • Salt to taste if you are using unsalted butterphoto_15503136871181893776234609276945.jpg


  • In a pan pour in the lemon juice.Add in the onions and garlic mince and reduce the lemon juice to half on medium to high heat.
  • Reduce the heat and mix in the butter till it melts and appears frothy.
  • Switch off the flame and add in chopped parsley or coriander and salt to taste.
  • Pour in over the grilled fish fillet and serve with some veggies on the side and ENJOY!!!

Till then……………………………….Happy Eating & Cooking!!!





4 Comments Add yours

  1. ilonapulianauskaite says:

    When can i taste it? Looks amazing

    Liked by 3 people

    1. Thank you so much😊.Any time you are most welcome 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

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