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Pan-Fried Sole – Glosses Pane

In Greek: γλώσσες πανέ, pronounced GLAW-ses pah-NEH

Toasted breadcrumbs for the coating add a delightful crunch. Try adding parsley and/or garlic to the breadcrumbs for a taste of herbs, or use seasoned toasted breadcrumbs.

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes


  • 6-8 whole sole, cleaned and skinned
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • toasted breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons of milk
  • oil for frying
  • lemon wedges to garnish


Salt and pepper the cleaned fish, put in a colander and drain.

Whisk the eggs and milk together. Place the breadcrumbs on a plate or in a shallow bowl.

Dip the fish in the egg mixture, roll in breadcrumbs, and fry in 1/4 inch of hot oil until golden. Drain on absorbent paper towels and serve hot with lemon wedges.

Yield: serves 4-6

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