Peanut-Encrusted Flounder W/Sauteed Green Bananas

Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

An unexpected mix of flavors and textures, sweet and savory.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F.
  2. Peel and quarter bananas lengthwise.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp oil in a 12-inch ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat.
  4. Sauté banana slices, 1 minute per side or until golden.
  5. Remove from skillet and reserve.
  6. Rinse flounder with water and pat dry.
  7. Sprinkle with the cumin.
  8. Dust with salt and pepper (to taste).
  9. In a shallow bowl, beat egg and 1/4 tsp salt.
  10. Spread peanuts in a shallow dish (reduce salt to 1/8 tsp in egg mixture if using salted peanuts).
  11. Dip each flounder fillet in the egg mixture, and dredge immediately in the peanuts.
  12. Add remaining 1 tbps butter to skillet, heating until melted but not brown.
  13. Sauté the fillets for 3 minutes on one side.
  14. Flip fillets, topping them with banana slices, and sauté for 2 minutes more.
  15. Sprinkle fish with lime juice and transfer the skillet the 450°F oven.
  16. Bake the fish for 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  17. Serve with lime wedges.
  18. Nicely accompanied by fruited rice or couscous.