Golden Fried Flounder Fillets With Onion

"Works with sole too; Good Housekeeping recipe."
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  • About 45 minutes before serving, in a 12" skillet, over medium heat, in 2 tablespoons butter, cook the onion until tender, about 5 minutes; remove to a plate and keep warm.
  • Meanwhile, cut fillets in half crosswise.
  • On waxed paper, combine flour and salt, pepper, paprika; coat fillets with mixture.
  • In same skillet, over medium heat, in 1/4 cup butter, fry the fish, turning once, until fish is browned and flakes easily when tested with a fork. Put fish on a platter. Fry until all fish are done.
  • To mixture left in the skillet, add lemon juice and Worcestershire sauce and bring to just boiling, stirring. Pour over fish. Top with cooked onion and garnish with watercress.

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  1. The whole family liked this recipe. This is definantly a keeper.
  2. loved this! beautiful golden color, tasty tasty! We left off the sauce and next time won't do the onion, this is THAT GOOD without it!
  3. Great recipe! I decided to actually cook the flounder in the sauce after it boiled (rather than just pouring it over). It was awesome!! Thanks so much - I hadn't had flounder in a really long time and I was looking for something that was both simple and flavorful, MISSION: ACCOMPLISHED. :)
  4. This was a pretty good, easy recipe for flounder fillets.


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