Pan-Fried Flounder


4 skinless flounder-fillets
Salt and pepper, to taste
Flour, for dredging fish
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3 tablespoons butter, divided
1 lemon, juiced


Wash fillets in cold water and pat  dry. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Dredge fillets in flour. Place oil and 2 tablespoons butter in flat, heavy-bottomed skillet and heat on medium-high until butter melts. Keeping heat at medium-high, cook fish on 1 side about 3 minutes (more or less, depending on size of fillets), until deep brown and crispy. Turn fish and cook on second side, about 3 minutes. Turn fish only once.

Remove fish to serving platter.  Turn off heat. Into hot skillet, whisk in remaining 1 tablespoon  butter. Add lemon juice. Pour in  capers, liquid and all. Whisk. Pour thin sauce over fish fillets. Serve at once.

Recipe courtesy of Martha Nesbit from FoodNation with Bobby Flay

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