How to prepare flounder
It is better to buy not frozen, and chilled fish. Fresh flounder should not have sharp smell of iodine. We bought fish on the light side of the carcass make V – shaped incision and peel off the head. With a sharp knife strut the belly and remove the insides. Cut the tail fins and gently remove the skin.
Remove the skin with gloves, so as not to injure hands with sharp spikes, which it is.
Cut fish rinse with cold water.
Cooking baked flounder
- flounder – 2 pieces (large);
- lemon – 1 piece;
- fresh tomatoes – 2 pieces;
feta cheese – 4-5 pieces;
- vegetable oil – tbsp;
- fresh dill – 1 bunch;
- salt, pepper and seasoning for fish to taste;
Press the juice from the lemon, slice the tomatoes into thin slices, cheese grate on a fine grater. Prepared fish dry with a cloth, RUB with salt, sprinkle with black pepper and place in small saucepan with lemon juice.
If the flounder ROE, its better to fry separately on vegetable oil, so it will be tastier and won't crumble.
Let stand in a cool place, the fish has to be marinated. Then start to prepare the pan to bake the flounder in the oven. Lubricate it with vegetable oil or cover with foil. Place the fish on a baking sheet, top grease with vegetable oil.
Add flounder slices of tomatoes and pour on top of grated cheese. Put in preheated oven for 30-40 minutes. Baked fish serve, pre-sprinkled with dill.
Delicious fried flounder with bacon and peanuts
- flounder – 1 piece;
- smoked bacon 2-3 strips;
- shelled peanuts – 3-4 tablespoons;
- lemon – 1 piece;
- cherry tomatoes – 3 to 4 pieces;
- olives – 4-5 pieces;
- olive oil 1-2 tablespoons;
- salt, pepper to taste.
Cleaned and washed the fish, blot dry, sdelayte transverse incisions, carefully season with salt and pepper. Remove the zest from the lemon, finely chop the parsley, stir and RUB into the cuts in the carcass of the flounder.
Heat the vegetable oil in a frying pan and fry the strips of bacon. Then add peanuts and fry for 5 minutes. Fried foods will put on a dish and into a frying pan, right in the flavored oil, dip the flounder. Sear the fish until Golden brown and gently flip. Put on flounder sliced cherry tomatoes and roasted nuts informed with the bacon. Add the olives and cook another 10 minutes until the fish is cooked. The finished dish is put on a flat plate and serve hot.