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Lemon Sole in a charred leek cheese sauce
  • Prep Time
    20 minutes
  • Cook Time
    20 minutes
  • Servings
    2

Lemon Sole in a charred leek cheese sauce

This Davidstow cheese sauce is given depth of flavour with charred leeks and a pinch of nutmeg. Try serving it with hassleback potatoes and wilted greens for a rustic lunch or hearty supper.

Recipe skill level: Easy.

Ingredients

  • 2 Fillets of lemon sole
  • 2 tbsp plain flour
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp cracked black pepper
  • 50g butter
  • For the cheese sauce
  • 50g butter
  • 1 whole leek, finely sliced
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • 100g grated Davidstow Classic 12 month
  • 100ml whole milk
  • 75ml Cider
  • 1 tbsp Chopped chives
  • Pinch of nutmeg

Directions

  1. In a saucepan melt your butter and saute your leeks and garlic until soft. After cooking for 4-5 mins add plain flour and cook out. Then deglaze the pan with cider and add in your cheese and milk. Stir until thick and velvety. Season with salt and a pinch of nutmeg.
  2. Coat your fish in seasoned flour and pan fry in melted butter for 3-4 mins each side.
  3. Pour your melted cheese sauce over your fish and garnish with chopped chives. Serve with roasted potato and wilted greens.

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