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Lemony Stuffed Flounder

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Lemony stuffed flounder is a herbed and vegetable seafish preparation. Microwave cooked, the stuffing is made with a herb stuffing mix combined with lightly cooked veggies and lemon peel. Finished with the fish fillets placed on the stuffed and cooked with topping of lemon slices and a dash of paprika, it is tangy and flavorful.
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 5 Tablespoon
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Herb seasoned stuffing mix 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded carrot 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flounder fillets 1 Pound
  Paprika 1 (For Garnishing)
  Lemon slices 3 (For Garnishing)
Directions

In 4-cup glass measure, combine 4 tablespoons of the butter and water.
Microwave, uncovered, on HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until butter is melted.
Stir in stuffing mix and lemon peel; set aside.
In 10-inch microwave-safe pie plate, combine remaining 1 tablespoon butter, onion and carrot.
Cover with waxed paper; microwave on HIGH 3 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring once during cooking.
Stir into stuffing mixture.
Make 4 mounds of stuffing in same pie plate.
Divide fish into 4 parts and arrange over stuffing.
Sprinkle with paprika and top with lemon slices.
Cover with waxed paper; microwave on HIGH 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork, rotating dish once during cooking.
Let stand, covered, 5 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Fish

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