Whole Boned Deep-Fried Sole “Colbert”

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 4

    • Difficulty


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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

  • About

Some dishes never grow old, and although this dish was meant for Dover sole, petrale or any firm-fleshed flatfish will do, even a small halibut or turbot.

This dish is easily done for two, but don’t cook it for four, unless you love to deep-fry and are comfortable doing it safely in larger quantities.

The filling can be anything you want: a mixed warm vegetable salad like asparagus, green beans, and fava beans boiled and tossed in butter, or just a sauce, such as rémoulade,