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Almond Sole Fillets Recipe

Almond Sole Fillets Recipe

"My husband is a real fish lover," reports Erna Farnham of Marengo, Illinois. "This buttery treatment is his favorite way to prepare sole, perch or halibut." It cooks quickly in the microwave, so it's perfect for a busy weekday.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1 pound sole fillets
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Directions

  • 1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and almonds. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until almonds are golden brown.
  • 2. Place the fillets in a greased microwave-safe 11-in. x 7-in. dish. Top with almond mixture.
  • 3. In a small bowl, combine the lemon juice, dill, salt and pepper; drizzle over fish. Sprinkle with paprika. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (4 ounces) equals 279 calories, 20 g fat (10 g saturated fat), 95 mg cholesterol, 394 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 23 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.