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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

Lemon-Horseradish Sole

To make tasty dishes in minutes, use your microwave. You can microwave potatoes or other vegetables to serve with the fish; if you do, double the butter mixture, and toss with the vegetables.

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 15 mins
  • servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons prepared white horseradish
  • 3/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 4 sole fillets, (6 ounces each)
  • Coarse salt
  • Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)

Cook's Note

The butter mixture gives the mild-tasting sole added flavor. Spread it down the center of each fillet, then put another spoonful on top of the folded fish.

Directions

  1. Step 1

    In a small bowl, stir together butter, parsley, lemon zest and juice, horseradish, and mustard.

  2. Step 2

    Season both sides of fillets with salt; lay, flat side up, on a clean work surface. Reserve 2 teaspoons butter mixture; dividing evenly, spread remaining butter mixture on top of fillets. Fold fillets in half crosswise, enclosing butter mixture.

  3. Step 3

    Place folded fillets in a 9-inch microwave-safe dish with a tight-fitting lid. Top with reserved butter mixture, dividing evenly. Cover; microwave on high until fish is just cooked through, about 5 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    To serve, place fillets on plates, and spoon juices from dish over fillets; garnish with lemon wedges, if desired.

Source
Everyday Food, May 2005

Reviews (3)

  • 8 Oct, 2011

    This is awesome. It is so easy and so delicious. I never cooked fish in the microwave before--fortunately our store had some fresh sole--I tried it one night, liked it so much, went back for more sole and had it again the next night. A real keeper.

  • 13 Jan, 2010

    Cut me off. NO ONE will believe this came out of the microwave!

  • 13 Jan, 2010

    Wow! This was so easy