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Fisherman's Platter

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Ingredients
  Frozen flounder fillets 1 Pound (1 Package)
  Water 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Peppercorns 3
  Celery tops 4 (Use A Few)
  Onion slice 1
  Lemon slice 1
  Butter/Margarine 4 Tablespoon (Use 1/2 Stick)
  Flour 4 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Frozen mixed vegetables package 10 Ounce, cooked, drained (1 Package)
Directions

MAKING
1) Thaw and gently separate the fillets.
2) In a large frying pan, mix water, salt, peppercorns, celery tops, and onion and lemon slices and allow to boil.
3) Place the fillets in the pan, then simmer covered for 7 minutes or until flakey, remove and keep warm.
4) Allow the fish liquid to boil, cook rapidly until reduced to 2 cups, then strain into a 2-cup measure.
5) In the same frying pan, melt the butter or margarine, stir in the flour, stir constantly and cook until bubbly.
6) Stir in the 2 cups fish liquid, stir and cook further until the sauce thickens and boils for 1 minute.
7) Turn off the heat, stir in the lemon juice and a drop of yellow food coloring, if desired.
8) On a warm shallow serving platter, spoon a little cooked vegetables, lay the fish fillets overlapping, then spoon rest of the vegetables over the fish.

SERVING
9) Spoon over the sauce and serve immediately with rest of the sauce.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Oceanian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Fish
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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