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Flounder Fillets With Chick Pea Relish

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Ingredients
Chick pea relish:
  Chopped tomato 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh jalapeno 1 Teaspoon, seeded and finely chopped
  Garlic clove 1 Small, chopped
  Wine vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Cooked dried chick peas 2 Cup (32 tbs) (2 Cup, No Salt Added, Do Not Use Canned)
For flounder fillet
  Dairy sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg 1 , slightly beaten
  All-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon
  Ground hot red pepper 1 Pinch
  Flounder fillet 1 1⁄2 Pound (6 Pieces)
  Ground hot red pepper/Paprika To Taste (Additional)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 400° F.

MAKING
2) FOR THE CHICK PEA RELISH: Take a small bowl and combine onion, tomato, jalapeno pepper, vinegar and garlic in it. Add chick peas and mix well. Set aside.
3) FOR THE FLOUNDER FILLETS: Take a small saucepan and whisk together egg and sour cream. Add flour and ground hot red pepper. Whisk until smooth. Cook the sauce over very low heat for about 3-4 minutes or until lightly thickened, stirring constantly. Do not boil. Remove from heat and keep aside.
4) Fold the fillets crosswise in half. Take an aluminum foil lined broiler pan and arrange fish in a single layer.
5) Bake fish in oven for about 7-10 minutes or until center begins to flake upon being touched with a fork.

SERVING
6) Transfer fillets to individual plates and spoon out 2 tablespoons sour cream sauce on each fillet. Sprinkle with hot red pepper or paprika, if desired. Serve the dish in lettuce cups, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Oceanian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Curry
Interest: 
Holiday, Gourmet
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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