Dover sole with caramelized onions in a skillet.

A new recipe created using three of my favorite ingredients: Sole, wine and lemons. The caramelized onions cooking with the white wine work wonderfully together and give such a great flavor to each bite.


Dover sole with caramelized onions in a skillet

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Dover Sole with Caramelized Onions in a skillet
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4


  • 4 Dover sole 4 Dover sole
  • 1 yellow onion 1 cut in half and thinly sliced yellow onion
  • 2 garlic 2 thinly sliced garlic cloves
  • 1 lemons 1 thinly sliced lemons
  • 3 tbsps unsalted butter 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 tbsps brown sugar 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 0.5 cup white wine 1/2 cup white wine


  • Preheat the oven to 400º.
  • In a small skillet over medium heat melt the butter. Add the onions, garlic and golden brown sugar and sauté until the onions are soft and translucent, 4 to 5 minutes.
  • In a large cast iron skillet, or any skillet that is ovenproof, lay on the bottom a bed of thinly sliced lemons. Add the caramelized onions atop and spread evenly.
  • Add the sole in top, salt and pepper generously and sprinkle fresh thyme all over. add the wine around the fish.
  • Place in the hot oven and bake for 30 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and serve the sole with caramelized onions.


Calories: 143kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 6mg | Potassium: 98mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 260IU | Vitamin C: 16.8mg | Calcium: 26mg | Iron: 0.3mg

Giangi's Kitchen provides nutritional information, but these figures should be considered estimates, as a registered dietician does not calculate them.

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