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Almond Sole Fillets

"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.
  • Makes
    4 servings


  • 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


  • In a microwave-safe bowl, combine butter and almonds. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 1-1/2 minutes or until almonds are golden brown.
  • Place the fillets in a greased microwave-safe 11x7-in. dish. Top with almond mixture.
  • 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.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 279 calories, 20g fat (10g saturated fat), 95mg cholesterol, 394mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 1g fiber), 23g protein.

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  • Craftcat
    Mar 23, 2009

    This is our favorite fish dish. Its quick and delicious. I love the almonds with the fish.Cathy from Apple Valley, CA