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    The 20 BEST Flounder Recipes

    If you’re looking for some great Flounder Recipes, you’ve come to the right place! Flounder is such a great fish, with it’s mild flavor and firm but delicate flakes. And it’s so versatile!

    We’ve compiled this great collection of recipes, so you never have to think “what to cook with flounder?” again.

    From simple light dishes, to chowders and stews, sandwiches and tacos, you’ll find plenty of interesting new ways to prepare your favorite fish.

    Cook your way through all these delicious and easy flounder recipes, you’re sure to find a new favorite. Have fun…

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    The Best Flounder Recipes:

    1. Flounder Piccata

    Taking a spin on a favorite chicken piccata, this Flounder Piccata recipe turns out easy and extremely delicious.

    Featuring a pan-seared flounder fillet in a lemony buttery sauce with capers and parsley, it is a perfectly mouthwatering dish.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    2. Broiled Flounder with Lemon Cream Sauce

    Dinner is made really easy with this Broiled Flounder with Lemon Cream Sauce! Just throw all the ingredients together and broil them. The fish is tender and juicy, and topped with a creamy lemony sauce.

    The fish is buttery, flaky, and full of fresh citrus and garlic flavors. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ spicysouthernkitchen

    3. Fried Flounder

    This delicious Fried Flounder deserves a spot in your go-to list of fried recipes! It’s unbelievably simple to make, yet incredibly tasty.

    Flounder is lean, firm, but delicate and flakey, with a slightly sweet and mild flavor. Serve this Fried Flounder with homemade tarter sauce for extra deliciousness.

    Get the Recipe @ honest-food

    4. Spinach Stuffed Flounder

    Flounder is perfect for stuffing, and this stuffed flounder has a savory seasoned spinach filling.

    It’s an elegant and delicious dish that’s surprisingly easy to make, and gets ready in just 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ cooktoria

    5. Spicy Garlic Soy Baked Flounder

    Slather your flounder with an Asian spicy garlic soy sauce for a super delicious meal! This recipe is savory and sweet, with a hint of spices and a whole lot of yum.

    This dish is made with flounder, but almost any firm white fish will work.

    Get the Recipe @ sweetcsdesigns

    6. Baked Lemon Butter Flounder

    This Baked Lemon Butter Flounder is quick and easy to make, doesn’t skimp on flavor, and is great for grown-ups and kids.

    Ready in less than 30 minutes, with just a little work, it’s a perfect weeknight dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ theblondcook

    7. Blackened Flounder with Pineapple Salsa

    Need an easy and healthy fish recipe for dinner? Try this Blackened Flounder with Pineapple Salsa. It is ridiculously delicious.

    This is one of the best ways to cook flounder fillet when you want something stunning and flavorful.

    Get the Recipe @ cookathomemom

    8. Baked Flounder au Gratin

    Baked Flounder au Gratin is a delicious twist on traditional comfort food. This super tasty, crispy, and flaky baked flounder is the perfect weeknight meal.

    It’s light, substantial, and gets ready in 20 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ killingthyme

    9. Flounder Milanese

    It takes just 20 minutes to whip up this fancy looking Flounder Milanese, with a tossed arugula and tomato salad.

    It’s super easy, but can easily impress guests.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste

    10. Flounder Meuniere

    Extremely simple but intensely satisfying, this Flounder Meuniere is a French bistro classic that ranks as a great dish.

    The flounder is lightly floured, then sautéed in browned butter with a hint of lemon. Great dish for special occasions.

    Get the Recipe @ coleycooks

    11. Crispy Fried Flounder – Chinese Style

    This Chinese Crispy Fried Flounder is a recipe that should definitely be added to your favorites.

    The fish is fried whole, resulting in an impressive display on your table.

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    12. Crab Stuffed Flounder

    This Crab Stuffed Flounder is another fancy, restaurant-quality meal that’s surprisingly easy to make.

    The delicate flounder is stuffed with a creamy crab filling and topped with a tasty crumb topping, then baked to perfection. So good!

    Get the Recipe @ stripedspatula

    13. Flounder with Basil Lime Pesto

    Flounder with Basil Lime Pesto is simple and easy, and makes a great company meal.

    This super delicious flounder dish is best with homemade basil, which is included in the recipe.

    Get the Recipe @ keystothecucina

    14. Flounder with Vegetables

    This Flounder with the vegetable is quick, easy and all made in a single pan. It is almost a meal in itself.

    Loaded with plenty of veggie power and lean protein, it’s great with a starchy side or alone as a low carb dinner.

    Get the Recipe @ valentinascorner

    14. Fish Cakes

    You will find a lot of fish cake recipes out there, but this is the best you will ever make.

    These quick and easy Fish Cakes are great party appetizers, or as a main course with your favorite sides.

    Get the Recipe @ thedaringgourmet

    15. Blackened Flounder Tacos

    Here’s an easy Blackened Flounder Tacos recipe that will make everyone happy at the table.

    The generously seasoned flounder is pan seared, then all tucked into a warm tortilla with flavorful slaw and then topped with avocado cilantro sauce. Best taco ever…

    Get the Recipe @ everydaymadefresh

    16. Flounder Rollatini

    Flounder Rollatini recipe is an elegant and delicious dish that’s surprisingly easy to make and ready for the table in just 30 minutes.

    The fillets are wrapped with pesto and cheese, then baked to perfection. YUM!

    Get the Recipe @ 2sistersrecipes

    17. Fish Chowder

    Fish Chowder is such a great easy fish recipe that you can’t stop eating!

    It’s a thick and hearty creamy soup full of corn, potatoes, bacon and other flavor enhancers.

    Get the Recipe @ tasteofhome

    19. Fried Fish Sandwich

    If you love takeout fish sandwiches, you should see how much better they are when homemade!

    Crispy fish, melty American cheese, and tartar sauce all stuffed in a bun. It doesn’t get much better than that!

    Get the Recipe @ nytcooking

    20. Cantonese Steamed Flounder

    Cantonese Steamed Flounder is a simple yet delicious fish preparation, and is often served at Chinese wedding celebrations.

    But there’s no need to wait for special occasions, this 20 minute dish is great for any weeknight!

    Get the Recipe @ thewoksoflife

    So there you go, twenty great ways to cook flounder. The only question now is, which to try first?

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    The 20 BEST Flounder Recipes

    This collection of easy Flounder Recipes will give you plenty of new ways to cook your favorite mild, flaky fish.


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