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Winter Garden Flounder

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  Flounders 2 1⁄2 Pound (2 Pieces, 1 1/4 Pounds Each)
  Jerusalem artichokes 1 Pound
  Leeks 1⁄2 Pound
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Cider/White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon 1
  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

1) While purchasing, ask the seller to fillet each fish into 4 pieces.
2) Make a court bouillon with the trimmings.
3) Peel the artichokes and thinly slice them.
4) Rinse the leeks and trim them. Thinly slice.

5) In a shallow flameproof casserole, melt the butter and add the vegetables. Cover with a lid and gently cook for about 5 minutes.
6) Add the wine or cider along with the juice of half of the lemon and strain just enough court bouillon to cover the vegetables.
7) Once again cover the casserole and cook gently over low heat for about 30 minutes, till the artichokes are soft enough.
8) Add a seasoning of salt, freshly ground pepper ad lemon juice to the fish fillets and fold them in half. Place on top of the vegetables.
9) Cover the casserole and gently cook over low heat for about 10 minutes.
10) To a warm plate, remove the fish and reduce the liquid left behind in the pan slight. Stir the cream into the reduced liquid.
11) Taste and if required, adjust the seasoning. Replace the fish and thoroughly heat once again.

12) Serve hot with buttered peas.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Main Dish
Winter, Everyday
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
40 Minutes
Ready In: 
50 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2423 Calories from Fat 948

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 107 g165.4%

Saturated Fat 61.8 g308.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 837.8 mg279.3%

Sodium 1437.3 mg59.9%

Total Carbohydrates 137 g45.6%

Dietary Fiber 14.3 g57.3%

Sugars 66.8 g

Protein 230 g459.8%

Vitamin A 150.6% Vitamin C 183.7%

Calcium 53.4% Iron 139%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Winter Garden Flounder Recipe