Sole in Herbed Butter Recipe
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Sole in Herbed Butter Recipe

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This recipe is requested often in my family. I don't mind making it's easy to prepare and it is ready in minutes.—Marilyn Paradis, Woodburn, Oregon
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 pounds sole fillets
  • Fresh dill and lemon wedges, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 256 calories, 12g fat (0g saturated fat), 72mg cholesterol, 303mg sodium, trace carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 35g protein Diabetic Exchanges:4-1/2 lean meat, 1/2 fat


  1. In a small bowl, combine the butter, dill, onion powder, garlic powder, salt if desired and pepper.
  2. Transfer to a large skillet; heat on medium heat until melted. Add the sole and saute several minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with dill and lemon if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Sole in Herbed Butter in Taste of Home October/November 1994, p11

Light-Bodied White Wine

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

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Reviewed Dec. 28, 2015

"Light, tasty, quick. I'll definitely be making again"

Reviewed Feb. 5, 2015

"I have never liked fish, but I am trying to like swai, so I may have to try this. Thanks."

Reviewed Aug. 11, 2014

"This is one of our family's favorites. Its super quick and tasty! We like to use the fish my husband and son catch(bluegill, crappie and bass) in place of the sole...sooo good!"

Reviewed Nov. 20, 2012

"This is one of the most requested recipes that I make for my family. It's very easy to make and sooo good!"

Reviewed Dec. 3, 2011

"I love this recipe. Not only is it delicious, but it is especially attractive. Mine looked like the picture, so I would serve this to company. I like dill so I might increase that next time."

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