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Old 09-24-2014, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Verde Valley
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I bought a package of frozen sole fillets on the recommendation that it was a good clean fish to eat. Problem is I'm not really enjoying it.

Does anyone have any ideas on what I can do with it to make it taste better so I don't waste it?

I'm low carb and gluten free.

Thanks
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:14 PM
 
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What was the issue you had? Texture? Taste? Too fishy?

Also if you overcook fish, it will taste fishier. Best way is to keep it simple. Salt and pepper to taste, saute in a little butter till it's opaque and flakes easily. Finish with a squeeze of lemon.

Or shake a little cajun on both sides, sear it over high heat in butter. Cook on both sides for a few minutes per sides.
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Alaska
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I am not sure how thick they are but seasoned with a little salt and pepper (or lemon pepper) and sauteed in butter is quick and easy. Serve them with a squeeze of fresh lemon.

If you like capers, add them during the last 30 seconds of the saute.
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:20 PM
 
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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We get it fresh, but always pan fry it in canola oil after dredging in Bob's Red Mill Gluten-free Corn Flour, mixed with salt, pepper and garlic powder. Use fairly high heat and turn when browned on the bottom. It only takes about 2-3 minutes/side. Then serve with lemon to drizzle the juice.
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Old 09-24-2014, 08:29 PM
 
Location: Verde Valley
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Thanks, I don't mind the fish taste - I did it with salt and pepper in butter and lemon but just didn't like it due to low flavor. Maybe the capers will help.

I love salmon but just cant' seem to like this.
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:20 PM
 
Location: Heart of Dixie
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For a delicate fish I just brush it with butter, sprinkle some salt and pepper, then bake it in the oven. Baked lemon sole is a popular recipe as well - you can do a web search for that recipe.
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:39 PM
 
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Thanks, I don't mind the fish taste - I did it with salt and pepper in butter and lemon but just didn't like it due to low flavor. Maybe the capers will help.

I love salmon but just cant' seem to like this.
Oh see I don't like salmon being too fishy/oily tasting to me. The fish you chose is very mild. I would just up the spices till you use it up. For fishes similar to salmon, try swordfish or mackerel.

Here's a site for all seafood safe to eat.

Seafood A-Z at the Monterey Bay Aquarium
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Old 09-24-2014, 09:42 PM
 
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If you're bored with the flavor try making a quick pan sauce to go over it. Olive oil in a small pan, add garlic, a handful of chopped tomatoes, Kalamata olives and some fresh lemon or white wine, dijon and lemon juice makes a nice sauce too. You could also put some curry sauce on it or an arugula pesto made with some walnuts, olive oil and lemon.
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Old 09-24-2014, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Verde Valley
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If you're bored with the flavor try making a quick pan sauce to go over it. Olive oil in a small pan, add garlic, a handful of chopped tomatoes, Kalamata olives and some fresh lemon or white wine, dijon and lemon juice makes a nice sauce too. You could also put some curry sauce on it or an arugula pesto made with some walnuts, olive oil and lemon.
Thanks, that's what I need. I do want to use it up as it's a large bag and it's apparently really good clean, healthy fish (as per my Naturopath).
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Old 09-25-2014, 12:48 AM
 
Location: where you sip the tea of the breasts of the spinsters of Utica
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Sole seems too watery to me, but then I haven't tried baking it. Lately I've been eating cod because I like the firm texture.
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