The Caterer
Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

Pan-fried lemon sole fillets with prawn and dill dumplings with a langoustine and sweet white wine sauce by Jonathan Furby

11 September 2006

INGREDIENTS

(serves four)

4 medium-sized lemon sole, filleted

For the dumplings
16 cooked prawns, coarsely chopped
Good pinch of chopped fresh dill
Juice and zest of ¼ lemon
100g self-raising flour
50g suet
75ml milk
Salt and pepper
60g butter

For the sauce Olive oil
5 shallots, sliced
3 cloves of garlic, chopped
Bay leaf, thyme and parsley stalks
Salt and pepper
225g heads of langoustines
1tbs, heaped, tomato purée
50ml brandy
250ml sweet white wine
1 pint double cream

For the garnish 8 langoustine tails, cooked separately

METHOD

To make the dumplings, mix all the ingredients together, roll into medium-sized balls and bake in the oven at 180ºC for 12 minutes.

To make the sauce, sweat shallots in olive oil with garlic, bay leaf, thyme, parsley stalks, salt and pepper until shallots start to colour. Add langoustine heads and sauté until coloured (break shells while cooking).

Add tomato purée and cook out, then add brandy and flambé. Keep stirring. Then add sweet white wine and reduce by half. Add double cream and cook for 30 minutes then press through a chinois.

Fry seasoned sole in butter. To serve, garnish the sole with the sauce, two dumplings, two langoustine tails and a sprig of fresh dill.

Jonathan Furby

The Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email

Start the working day with The Caterer’s free breakfast briefing email

Sign Up and manage your preferences below

Check mark icon
Thank you

You have successfully signed up for the Caterer Breakfast Briefing Email and will hear from us soon!

Jacobs Media Group is honoured to be the recipient of the 2020 Queen's Award for Enterprise.

The highest official awards for UK businesses since being established by royal warrant in 1965. Read more.

close

Ad Blocker detected

We have noticed you are using an adblocker and – although we support freedom of choice – we would like to ask you to enable ads on our site. They are an important revenue source which supports free access of our website's content, especially during the COVID-19 crisis.

trade tracker pixel tracking