Sautéed Flounder with a Lemon Caper Pan Sauce

Apr 5, 2023

2-7oz. flounder fillets
1 tablespoon chopped capers
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Teaspoon minced shallots
Sprig of thyme
White wine
2 tablespoon butter cubed
1.5 tablespoons Olive oil
Flour (seasoned)
Salt and pepper

• Dust the fillets with the season flour
• Heat a large sauté pan with olive oil add 1 tablespoon worth of butter once hot
• Once butter is done foaming add fillets cook on each side till golden (3-4 minutes)
• After the fillets are out of the pan deglaze the pan with white wine and add capers, shallots, thyme, and butter finish with lemon juice (this will help emulsify the sauce)
• season to taste with salt and pepper
• Serve over fish immediately, enjoy!

Recommended sides: wilted spinach or, broccoli rab or, roast asparagus