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Dover sole with caramelized onions in a skillet

Course Fish
Cuisine French
Keyword dover sole, fish, onions
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 35 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 143 kcal


  • 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


  1. Preheat the oven to 400º.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Add the sole in top, salt and pepper generously and sprinkle fresh thyme all over. add the wine around the fish.

  5. Place in the hot oven and bake for 30 minutes.

  6. Remove from the oven and serve the sole with caramelized onions.

Nutrition Facts
Dover sole with caramelized onions in a skillet
Amount Per Serving
Calories 143 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 22mg7%
Sodium 6mg0%
Potassium 98mg3%
Carbohydrates 12g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Vitamin A 260IU5%
Vitamin C 16.8mg20%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.