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Poached Flounder Grecian Style

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  Flounder fillets 2
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Butter/Margarine 6 Tablespoon
  Capers 1 Tablespoon, drained and crushed
  Chopped parsley 1 Tablespoon

1. Fold each flounder fillet crosswise in half. In 10-inch skillet over high heat, heat 2 cups water and 1/4 teaspoon salt to boiling. Place folded fillets in skillet; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover; simmer 5 to 7 minutes until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.
2. Meanwhile, prepare sauce: In double boiler over hot, not boiling, water, with wire whisk, beat egg yolk, lemon juice, and 1 tablespoon water until mixture thickens slightly. Add butter or margarine, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating constantly with wire whisk until butter melts and mixture thickens. Stir in capers, pars ley, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
3. Arrange fish on platter. Pour sauce over fish.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1167 Calories from Fat 885

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 100 g154%

Saturated Fat 56.9 g284.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 562.6 mg187.5%

Sodium 1136.3 mg47.3%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.55 g2.2%

Sugars 9.8 g

Protein 46 g91.1%

Vitamin A 74.6% Vitamin C 45.6%

Calcium 18.5% Iron 7.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Poached Flounder Grecian Style Recipe