Sole, Petrale

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Species Name:
Eposetta jordani
Sustainability Rating:

YellowYellow – Good Alternative

What:

This tasty flat fish is called a sole, even though it’s technically a flounder…

When:
Available year-round
Where/How:

Where – Oregon, Washington, Canada, California

How – Wild caught, trawl

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Characteristics

CharacteristicsFine textured fillets with a sweet, delicately nutty flavor.  Pliable fillets lend themselves well to stuffing, although they are somewhat delicate.

Alternatives include Dover sole, tilapia, sand dabs or flounder

For Your Menu

MenuDelicious simply sauteed in butter with a squeeze of lemon, or try it stuffed with another Pacific Northwest favorite – Oregon rock shrimp or Dungeness crab meat.   Or, what about a classic sole piccata?

For Your Waitstaff

Wait StaffPair this mild but delicious fish with a glass (or bottle) of a medium bodied Chardonnay – your guests will love it!


For Your Retail Display

Retail If you have a customer looking for a simple recipe – suggest Petrale Sole – it cooks up so quickly. Just season with salt and pepper, sauté in a little butter or olive oil and add a squeeze of lemon – sometimes simple is best!