Fillets of Sole with White Wine, Butter, and Egg Yolk Sauce

Fillets de Sole Marguéry

Preparation info

  • Makes

    2

    main-course
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Glorious French Food

Glorious French Food

By James Peterson

Published 2002

  • About

Created at the Marguéry, a Parisian restaurant that in the nineteenth century was world famous, the recipe for sole Marguéry was a closely guarded secret. It’s rumored that Diamond Jim Brady so insisted on eating the dish in New York that a well-known restaurateur took his son out of Harvard and sent him to work at the Marguéry to learn the recipe. As the story goes, after years of lowly work, the poor ex-student was finally admitted into the small circle of chefs and was given the secret r