Organic Food Recipes

Sole a la Bonne Femme Recipe

Sole a la Bonne Femme Recipe

Got to hand it to the French. They eat well, and all understand it is the reason French women always seem to be thin. Although the recipe calls for flounder fillet, substitute the freshest fish in your fish monger’s case. Pick what you love.

Sole a la Bonne Femme Recipe

Makes 4 servings in less than 20 minutes


  • 4 flounder (or other) fish fillets, about 1 pound
  • Kosher Salt
  • Cracked black pepper
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons shallots or green onions, minced, divided
  • 1/2 pound sliced chanterelle (or button) mushrooms
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 large egg yolk


Heat oven to 350ºF. Butter a baking dish generously. Salt and pepper the fish and lay it in the dish. Pour wine over and bake, covered, about 10 minutes, or just until cooked through.

Pour the pan juices into a saucepan with butter, 2 tablespoons shallots, and mushrooms. Heat to boiling.

Meanwhile, whisk cream and egg yolk together and then add to the sauce. To serve, pool sauce in a dinner sauce and add fish fillets. Garnish with remaining minced shallots and serve.

Nutritional Readout:
FAT: 22 g.
PROTEIN: 23 g.
CARBS: 3.3 g.
FIBER: .02 g.