Thursday, March 27, 2014

Flounder Piccata

This light and healthy dish is so good a flaky fish breaded  with a delicious sauce made with capers, chicken broth, white wine, lemons and butter. Perfect refreshing dinner. Make some rice and green beans on the side and this one you will enjoy!! That is whats for dinner in my house tonight..


4 large flounder filets
fresh ground pepper
2 large eggs
1 cup seasoned bread crumbs
4 Tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons butter
juice from 1 lemon, reserve lemon halves
1/4 cup dry white wine
1/2 cup chicken broth
4 tablespoons capers, drained and rinsed
lemon slices, for garnish
3 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley for garnish


1. In a shallow bowl add your breadcrumbs, in another shallow bowl add your beaten eggs
2. Season your fish with salt and pepper, In a large sauté pan add your olive oil, dip the fish in the eggs and then the breadcrumbs. Cook or fish for about 4-5 minutes on each side, until fish is flaky and opaque in color. After your fish is done cooking et aside on a platter and make your sauce..
3. Add the butter, lemon juice, wine, chicken broth, reserved lemon halves(sliced), salt and pepper, cook while scraping the bits off the bottom of the pan and simmer about 4-5 minutes until sauce reduces to half. Discard the lemon halves and add the capers and simmer for 2-3minutes. Pour sauce over the fish on the platter, serve with fresh lemon slices and parsley.

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