Recipe courtesy of Martha Nesbit
Episode: Savannah
Pan-Fried Flounder
Total:
15 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings
Total:
15 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
4 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

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.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Pan-Fried Fennel

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Pan-Fried Smelts

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Pan-Fried Fish

Recipe courtesy of Judy Joo

Pan-Fried Catfish

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Pan-Fried Branzino

Recipe courtesy of Patti LaBelle

Pan-Fried Lamb Chops with Harissa

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Pan-Fried Catfish Po'boy

Recipe courtesy of Emeril Lagasse

Portuguese-Style Pan-Fried Hake

Recipe courtesy of Jasper White

Pan-Fried Spicy Crab Cakes

Recipe courtesy of No Author

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

Junk Food Flip

7:30am | 6:30c

Junk Food Flip

8:30am | 7:30c

Emeril's Florida

9:30am | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

11am | 10c

Unwrapped 2.0

11:30am | 10:30c

Unwrapped

12pm | 11c

Unwrapped

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unwrapped

1pm | 12c

Unwrapped

1:30pm | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2pm | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Cheap Eats

3pm | 2c

Cheap Eats

3:30pm | 2:30c

Cheap Eats

4pm | 3c

Cheap Eats

4:30pm | 3:30c

Cheap Eats

5pm | 4c

Cheap Eats

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cheap Eats

6pm | 5c

Cheap Eats

6:30pm | 5:30c

Carnival Eats

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Carnival Eats

8pm | 7c

Carnival Eats

8:30pm | 7:30c

Carnival Eats

9:30pm | 8:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Carnival Eats

12am | 11c

Carnival Eats

12:30am | 11:30c

Carnival Eats

1am | 12c

Carnival Eats

1:30am | 12:30c

Farmers' Market Flip

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c