Lemon Sole Recipe with Chinese Vegetables

Ginger lemon sole with Chinese greens

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Our ginger lemon sole with Chinese greens is a quick and easy Chinese recipe. For the Chinese, fish celebrates prosperity and greens symbolise longevity



  • skinless lemon sole fillets 2
  • stem ginger in syrup 1 ball, plus 1 tbsp syrup from the jar
  • red chilli 1, sliced
  • garlic 4 cloves, crushed
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • vegetable oil
  • pak choy or other Chinese greens 300g, cleaned and sliced if large cooked rice to serve (optional)


  • Step 1

    Put the lemon sole on a baking tray. Mix the ginger plus syrup, chilli, half the garlic and soy in a small bowl. Spoon over the fish. Put under a hot grill for around 4-5 minutes, depending on thickness of fillets, or until cooked through.

  • Step 2

    Meanwhile, heat 2 tsp of oil in a wok. Tip in remaining the garlic and soften for 10 seconds before adding the pak choi or greens. Cook for 3-4 minutes, until just wilted and tender. Pile the greens on a plate alongside fish and drizzle with the gingery juices. Serve with a small bowl of cooked rice, if you like.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 194
  • Fat 5.9g
  • Carbs 15.4g
  • Fibre 2g
  • Protein 20.6g
  • Salt 1.88g