French Sole Bercy Recipe

Serves/Makes: 3 or 4


  • 1 1/2 to 2 pounds (680 g to 1 kg) sole fillets
  • 6 green onions or 4 shallots*, finely minced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fresh dill or parsley, minced
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) dry white wine or Vermouth
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) fish stock or clam juice
  • Juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) unsalted or salted butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) cornstarch
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Tiny boiled potatoes (optional)
  • Minced parsley (optional)
How to cook French Sole Bercy:
  • Sprinkle finely minced green onions or shallots and minced dill or parsley into a generously buttered 8 x 12-inch (20 x 30-cm) glass or ceramic dish.
  • Pour in white wine or Vermouth and fish stock or clam juice.
  • Lightly pepper on side of each sole fillet roll fillets, pepper inside rolls.
  • Arrange fish rolls into a microwave-safe dish.
  • Sprinkle fish rolls with lemon juice and melted butter.
  • Cover dish with waxed paper.
  • Microwave fish on 'MAXIMUM' for 6 minutes per pound (454 g) of fish, coating fish often with cooking juices while cooking.
  • Transfer fish rolls onto a hot serving plate keep warm.
  • Stir cornstarch into cooking juices.
  • Stir until well blended salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Microwave sauce on 'MAXIMUM' for 2 to 3 minutes, until creamy.
  • Pour sauce all over fish rolls.
  • If desired, arrange tiny boiled potatoes all around fish rolls sprinkle all over with chopped parsley.


Oven: 700 watts
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
*Shallots have more taste than green onions, but are sometimes hard to find and are more expensive - your choice.


Bercy - butter creamed with white wine and shallots and parsley. Bercy is an area in the east of the city of Paris (France).

This recipe for French Sole Bercy serves/makes: 3 or 4

The French Sole Bercy recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Sole (more Sole recipes)
Preparation Method: Microwave (more Microwave recipes)
Cuisine: French (more French recipes)

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