← Back to Search Results
baking American, Italian
Crisp Crusted Flounder Default

Comments: 0
 

Recipe

Kids will like these golden, crisp fish fillets. Because flounder is often so thin, it can overcook easily. The best trick I know to avoid that problem is to fold it in half to make double-thick portions, which makes it easier to handle both before and after the oven. If the reverse is true and your flounder fillets are thick, do this: Buy two 9- to 10-ounce fillets and cut each one in half crosswise to make 4 servings. They will take a few minutes longer in the oven to cook through.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 flounder fillets, about 5 ounces each
  • ½ cup plain, dried bread crumbs
  • 1 large garlic clove, crushed through a press
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • Lemon wedges

Directions

1. Preheat oven to 400°F with rack in top third. Lightly oil a 13 x 9-inch glass or metal baking dish. Season fillets with salt and pepper to taste. Fold each fillet in half crosswise so it forms a triangle of double thickness. Place in one layer in prepared dish.

2. Mix bread crumbs, garlic, and oregano in small bowl. Mix in enough olive oil to make a paste, about 1½ tablespoons. Spread a thin layer of the crumb mixture over the top of each fillet. Drizzle with remaining olive oil.

3. Bake until topping is lightly browned and crisp, 10 to 12 minutes. Serve right away with lemon wedges on the side.

Variation for Crisp Crusted Flounder

Add a tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley or basil to the bread crumbs, garlic, and oregano.

Serving Suggestions for Crisp Crusted Flounder

A raw shredded carrot salad dressed with a garlicky vinegar and oil dressing or sauteed asparagus. Because of the bread-crumb coating, you won’t need a starch.


© 2005 Leslie Revsin

Note from Cookstr's Editors

Nutritional information does not include salt and pepper to taste.

 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

272kcal (14%)
53mg (5%)
3mg (4%)
14mcg RAE (0%)
537mg
50mg
28g
1g
1g
10g
67mg (22%)
213mg (9%)
2g (10%)
13g (19%)
1mg (7%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

salmon-a-cookbook Salmon: A Cookbook
by Diane Morgan
ice-creams-and-sorbets-cool-recipes Ice Creams and Sorbets: Coo...
by Lou Seibert Pappas
chez-panisse-fruit Chez Panisse Fruit
by Alice Waters
big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
jacques-torres-a-year-in-chocolate-80-recipes-for-holidays-and-special-occasions Jacques Torres' A Year in C...
by Judith Choate, Jacques Torres
complete-book-of-indian-cooking-350-recipes-from-the-regions-of-india Complete Book of Indian Coo...
by Suneeta Vaswani
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
the-asian-grandmothers-cookbook The Asian Grandmothers Cook...
by Patricia Tanumihardja
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
the-provence-cookbook The Provence Cookbook
by Patricia Wells
the-new-basics-cookbook The New Basics Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins, Julee Rosso
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
urban-italian-simple-recipes-and-true-stories-from-a-life-in-food Urban Italian: Simple Recip...
by Andrew Carmellini
mexican-everyday Mexican Everyday
by Rick Bayless
parents-need-to-eat-too Parents Need to Eat Too
by Debbie Koenig
Close_overlay

Thanks for signing up!

You'll receive an activation email in your inbox shortly. Don't forget to click that link and activate your new Cookstr.com account!

Already a member? Sign in here
Close_overlay

Sign up for Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new cookbooks, Cookstr features, and other exclusives we know you'll love
Spinner
By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
New to Cookstr? Sign up here
Close_overlay
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?