Flounder Amandine

"I had some frozen flounder filets I had bought at Costco and wanted to do something just a little special rather than the ordinary. I found this recipe on the back of the bag containing the flounder. It is so good, quick and easy -- and you will probably have all the ingredients on hand (as long as you already have the flounder ;) Would be nice to serve with rice. Enjoy!"
 
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Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
8
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • Melt butter in shallow baking dish in oven (do not allow it to brown).
  • Remove baking dish from oven and add the wine, lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Arrange fish in baking dish; flip to coat with butter mixture.
  • Bake in 450 degree oven 10 minutes per side, 20 minutes total, or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  • Remove fish from pan.
  • Stir almonds and parsley into butter mixture.
  • Spoon mixture over fish to serve.
  • Serves 4.

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Reviews

  1. love2gardn
    Excellent! So easy and fresh tasting. My flounder (summer flounder--Fluke, caught in Cape Cod) was fairly thin, so I also decided to reduce the oven temperature to 400 (although it was still at 450 when I put it in). It fell apart a little bit, upon turning it, but was still delicious. Used fresh parsley, fresh lemon and real butter. It couldn't have been better!
     
  2. mjayling1
    Easy, great taste. I used Smart Balance, fresh lemon juice, and added fresh minced garlic. Delicious over brown rice and side of broccoli. Kids ( 5, 4, and 2) devoured it. Thanks!
     
  3. ChandraSoleil
    Very very yummy! I mixed a little panko with the almonds and added them on top during the last 6 minutes. Lemon wedges and asparagus on the side. Thank You!
     
  4. WildLightning
    Excellent! I almost couldn't wait for it to finish cooking before I took a bite. I did not have almonds on hand, so I had to do without, but it was so amazing anyway I didn't even miss them. I had to use bottled lemon juice as well, though I think next time I want to try it with real lemon juice. I made some extra sauce to drizzle on the rice we served with it....so good! My 4 year old even ate it without gagging, which is high praise from a boy who claims he HATES fish. Thank you for posting this, I will be making it again for sure!
     
  5. mybirdzone
    Fast, easy, and great tasting recipe! My fish was very thin, 5 pieces in just over a pound. I cooked at 400 per another reviewer's suggestion and baked for 20 minutes. Turned out perfect! Served with precooked Kashi 7 Grain Pilaf and veggies. This is a recipe to print out and save!
     
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Tweaks

  1. baezus
    This was simple to make and tasty. I used olive oil instead of butter and it still tasted good.
     
  2. shuttle713
    I love this dish. I had this in my "college students cookbook" from years ago and still use it. Instead of white wine, you can use tequila to give it a really unique taste. I always make extra sauce and drizzle it over brown rice...yum! You can easily make this in the microwave also with a glass dish and cover it with cling wrap.
     

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