Sole with Seafood Imperial

Sole with Seafood Imperial

Coastal Living JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • 1/4 cup butter or olive oil, divided
  • 1/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/2 pound fresh lump crabmeat
  • 1/2 pound cooked shrimp, peeled, deveined, and chopped
  • 1/4 pound broiled scallops, diced
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon seafood seasoning
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • 2 lemons
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 6 (6-ounce) sole or flounder fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • Simple Lemon Butter


Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add bell peppers, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender.

Place peppers, crabmeat, shrimp, and scallops in a bowl; toss gently. Add mayonnaise, mustard, seafood seasoning, 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, juice of 1 lemon, and parsley; stir gently.

Spread seafood mixture evenly on fillets, and roll up. Arrange, seam side down, in a 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter, and brush tops of rolled fillets. Season lightly with salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Squeeze remaining lemon over fillets. Pour wine into baking dish. Cover dish with aluminum foil; make several slits in foil to allow steam to escape.

Bake at 375º for 30 to 35 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Remove fillets with a slotted spoon to a platter. Serve with Simple Lemon Butter.


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