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Baked Flounder With Shrimp And Crab Stuffing

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The baked flounder with shrimp and crab stuffing is prepared along with green vegetables. Stuffed with buttered crumbs along with vegetables and cooked shrimp and crabmeat, the baked flounder recipe is cooked in the oven and can be garnished with lime slices and green onions.
Ingredients
  Soft bread crumbs 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Shrimp 8 Ounce, cooked, shelled, and coarsely chopped (Fresh Or Frozen)
  Fresh crabmeat 8 Ounce (Or Frozen, Thawed)
  Snipped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dressed flounder fish 1 1⁄4 Pound (2 Flounder, With Head And Tail)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
Directions

In a 10 inch skillet cook bread crumbs in the butter or margarine over medium heat till golden brown and crisp.
Remove crumbs to mixing bowl.
In the same skillet melt butter or margarine.
Add green onions, celery, green pepper, and garlic.
Cook over medium heat till vegetables are tender.
Add vegetables to bread crumbs.
Stir chopped shrimp, crab meat, parsley, salt, red pepper, and black pepper into bread mixture.
Rinse fish and pat dry.
To cut a pocket, place flounder on a board, dark side up.
Make a slit in the center of fish, cutting lengthwise along backbone (see photo 1, right).
Cut a pocket on both sides of first cut.
Stuff fish loosely with bread mixture (see photo 2, right).
Place fish in a greased 15 1/2x10 1/2x2 inch baking dish.
Brush fish with butter.
Bake in a 400° oven about 20 minutes or till fish flakes easily with a fork.
Transfer fish to a serving platter.
Garnish the cooked fish with lime slices and green onion, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Roasted
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party

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