Ginger and Lime Dover Sole with Samphire

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      20 min

Appears in
For The Love Of The Sea: A cook book to celebrate the British seafood community and their food

By Jenny Jefferies

Published 2021

  • About

Dover sole is a flatfish with firm flesh that has a delicate, mild and sweet flavour. If you can, ask a fishmonger to prepare it for you. The zingy sauce provides great contrast for an exciting meal that will really wake up your taste buds! — Chantelle Williams


  • 4 tbsp plain flour
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • Sea salt
  • F


Preheat the oven to 200°c. Combine the flour and chilli powder with some salt and pepper in a bowl, then dust the Dover sole with this mixture, gently shaking off any excess.

Heat a large, non-stick, ovenproof frying pan over a medium-high heat. Add the olive oil, then when it’