Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Sole with chanterelle cream sauce

Hi everyone!

YUM YUM!  I made a simple dinner that was quite tasty. If I had ordered it in a restaurant, I would have said "wow, this is darn good!" so I was pretty happy that I made it myself just with what randomness I had in the refrig.

Warning to you paleos: this has butter, cream and cheese in it. Probably that is why it was so good! hehe!

I had some chanterelles and so I sauteed them up in a bit of raw, pastured butter with a clove of garlic and a bit of thyme...I added a pinch of "truffle salt" to the mushrooms as they cooked. Meanwhile I cooked up two small dover sole filets in some more butter, seasoned with black pepper and lemon zest. Takes seriously 1-2 minutes! LOVE the dover sole - it's mild like tilapia only way better!

To the mushrooms, I added about a tablespoon of goat cheese and a tablespoon of cream along with the juice of 1/2 lemon and stirred until the cheese melted into the cream. Poured the sauce and chanterelles over the fish and dinner is served.

On the side a little orange bell pepper with some basil.

My friends, this was really good! Now I know some of you don't do dairy, but if you do, this was easy, quick, tasty. And not bad for you either, imho (less than 400 calories in case you care). If you did order this type of dish in a restaurant, I bet they would use a hell of a lot more butter, cheese, cream and salt. Plus they would serve it with buttery mashed potatoes and the serving size would be 8x as big.

Just an aside, did you notice there are no hot spices in this dish??? How unusual for me! :)

Have a wonderful day! :)


  1. Great timing! I have sole that I was planning on using tomorrow!

  2. Hi Primal Mama! How funny! Let us know how you decide to prepare it! Sole is so tasty!

  3. Mmm sole. One of my favorites. Tilapia is right up there also. If you ever get the chance try walleye; it's in the same category. It is a neutral and flaky as sole, but meatier than tilapia if that makes sense.

  4. Yum Andy! That sounds super good. I have not tried walleye before, but I will keep a look out for it now. Thanks for the recommendation!