Baked Fillets of Sole with Forcemeat


  • 4 fillets of sole
  • 2 tablesp. bread-crumbs
  • 1 tablesp. finely-chopped suet
  • 1 dessertsp. finely-chopped parsley
  • ¼ teasp. mixed herbs
  • 1 egg
  • salt and pepper
  • pale-brown breadcrumbs
  • butter


Wipe fillets with a clean, damp cloth. Mix the other ingredients together with sufficient beaten egg to moisten. Spread a thin layer of forcemeat on each fillet and fold in two. Place the fillets in a fireproof baking-dish and fill up the spaces between with the rest of the forcemeat. Sprinkle lightly with palebrown breadcrumbs, add a few small pieces of butter and bake for about 30 min. in a moderate oven (350° F., Gas 4). Serve in the cooking dish.