Sole, Petrale


Sustainability Rating:

YellowYellow – Good Alternative


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

Available year-round


Where – Oregon, Washington, Canada, California

How – Wild caught, trawl


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Fine 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

Delicious 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

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

For Your Retail Display

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!