Filets de Soles Pochés

Poached Sole

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Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

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  • pound butter
  • 2 shallots or 1 onion, minced


  1. Melt butter in skillet. Add shallots, wine, and clam juice. Boil 3 minutes. Take from heat. Slash skinned side of fillets several times to prevent warping. Lay fillets, skinned side down, in hot liquid. Butter a piece of foil and put directly on the fillets. Set a lid down inside the pan on top of the foil. This keeps the foil and fillets down in the liquid. Bring to a