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Mustard Baked Flounder

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Ingredients
  Light olive oil/Canola oil 1 Tablespoon
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Finely chopped shallots 3 Tablespoon
  Flounder fillets/Grey/lemon sole/fluke 1 3⁄4 Pound (4 Pieces)
  Dry white wine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Dijon mustard 2 Teaspoon
  Breadcrumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Unsalted butter 1 Tablespoon
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Preferably Italian)
  Lemon wedges 4
  Salt To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat the oven to 400°F.
2. pre-heat the broiler.
3. Place the oven rack in the highest position in the oven.
4. Keep 3 tablespoons of the wine for future use.
5. In a small cup, mix the remaining wine with the mustard and keep aside.

MAKING
6. In a baking dish which is big enough to hold the fish steaks in one flat layer, put the olive oil.
7. Swirl the oil around the dish to coat the bottom evenly.
8. Sprinkle with a little salt, pepper and the shallots.
9. Place the fish steaks on this layer.
10. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons of the wine on them.
11. Brush the filets with the wine and mustard mixture.
12. Spread the breadcrumbs evenly over the filets.
13. Dot the entire surface with butter.
14. In the pre-heated oven, bake the dish for 5 minutes.
15. Take the dish out of the oven and place it in a broiler.
16. Turn the broiler to "high," and broil the fish under it just until for about 40 seconds to 1 minute, ill the filets are lightly browned.,

SERVING
17. Sprinkle the dish with chopped parsley.
18. Serve hot with lemon wedges.

TIPS
You can prepare the steaks ahead till the point of coating with the breadcrumbs and refrigerate them.
Bring the steaks to room temperature before cooking.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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