One of the most popular dishes on my restaurant menu at the shore was flounder stuffed with crab imperial. The first step is making the imperial sauce for the crabmeat. Not only does setting your ingredients up ahead of time speed the up cooking process, but it also helps ensure you have everything you need to make the dish. Lightly season the bottom portions with salt and pepper. It was awesome! The second phase of his reinvention from chef to blogger has earned him a place at the Worlds Dinner Table. Saved by A Culinary Journey with Chef Dennis. Congrats to your wife on passing the Praxis! For more details, check out his About page. Tender flounder filets are baked and stuffed with crab meat, celery, onion and a great combination of seasonings. I don’t think you need to soak the fish, the stuffing should help keep it moist, but when baking it I would add a little water to the bottom of the pan to help keep it moist. See full disclosure for details. Hope you are having a great week and not working too hard.-Gina-. Great post! Chef Dennis worked professionally in White Table Cloth Restaurants for 40 years and has been developing easy to make, restaurant-style recipes since 2009. Required fields are marked *. I knew I could count on you!!! One of my favorite restaurant-style dishes will always be stuffed flounder. That flounder with crab center just looks simply delis. This celebratory dish looks fantastic, and while I know the fish is the main star, I can't help but drool over that grilled corn. Process on high speed for 5 to 10 seconds to thoroughly blend ingredients. THANKS! This recipe looks really yummy. Coat the fish with olive oil and season it to taste inside and out. Kudos to her! I also used imitation crab meat that’s what I had available. Why not turn dinner into a special occasion with this delicious recipe? I will save this recipe, thanks Chef Dennis. A perfect meal for a special occasion! What an accomplishment. Filed Under: Main Meals, Recipes, Seafood. 1/2 tsp salt, plus extra for sweating and for seasoning fillets. I live on Galveson Island and fish a lot. this is a keeper, we eat tons of flounder in Florida, I usually stuff it but this is different never used the mayo.. cant wait to try book marking! Chef I think you just made my head spin around with all those things you can do with twitter. In a small bowl mix all the ingredients for the imperial sauce together until well blended. Thanks so much for sharing!! I’m happy to hear you enjoyed the stuffed flounder Mike! Stuffed flounder is a family favorite. I was wondering because I remember having (not gourmet) but almost all from scratch food in my school cafeteria growing up and now all it is is pre-purchased, preservative laden, processed yuck. Congratulations to your wife! I have to admit it's really been beautiful in the day time, but I could still do with a few more degrees. First of all congratulations to the wife on her achievements. This stuffed flounder sounds so good! I know I have to go back and connect. Oh my goodness! Forget heading out to Red Lobster for dinner. Or you can place the stuffed flounder in individual au gratin style baking dishes. Love the look of that corn…delicious! I hope you enjoy it as much as we did! I had to laugh because it looked like I knew what I was doing….Congrats to your wife on her accomplishment, I'm sorry I don't know her name, sounds kind of impersonal, oh well, take care;-). I'm so envious of your wonderful seafood selection!! Bartule - the Self Contained Bar Accessory, Copper Pennies Carrot Salad - Sweet and Sour Carrots. Add the onions, garlic, celery, … Did you make this? This flounder and corn looks delicious and like the perfect summer meal! Place a small piece of flounder in the bottom of your baking dish, and place half of your crab imperial mixture on top of each fillet. haha. LOL! Step 4 Rub flounder skin and cavity with butter. It will look great as it browns, and you want your guests to see all of that lovely crab meat! I can well imagine that Mrs. I have to say, Chef Dennis, that I truly drool over every one of your creations….but this one?? Flounder stuffed with crab meat is my fave and yours looks fabulous. Preparation Time 30 mins; Cooking Time 35 mins; Serves 4; Difficulty Easy; Ingredients. Hi Chef Dennis, thanks for sharing another one of your wonderful inspired recipes, we need to eat more fish and I have no excuses we have a great fish department at Whole Paycheck 5 minutes from our house. Using a small food processor, pulse together the butter, Parmesan, garlic, oregano, basil and salt until the garlic is minced. WOW. But what's a few borders between friends? As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. This is how I remove bones from a Flounder to prepare for stuffed flounder. Bake for about 25 to 30 minutes in the preheated oven, or just until the flounder flakes easily with a … Dale. Begin by seasoning your flounder filet with just salt and pepper before baking in a shallow dish filled with a thin layer of butter, skin side up. So much to learn from you. Thanks for the recipe! Using a fillet knife, carefully open the flounder by cutting along the left and right sides of the seam down the middle of the fish to make You are free to print and sharing via Facebook share links and pinning with Pinterest are appreciated, welcomed and encouraged, but do not upload and repost photographs, or copy and paste post text or recipe text for republishing on Facebook, other websites, blogs, forums or other internet sites without explicit prior written approval. I guess you need children at home to finish the deal…someone's got to do dishes. A bit challenged in that area . Just beautiful Dennis. This is probably not my business to ask, but how much to you spend over or under what a school of the same size is spending on processed yuck? I wouldn’t keep it more than 2 days. Lovely dish Chef. I don’t want to take away from the crab imperial, but I do want to enhance the flavor of the chilean sea bass. That lump crab meat is just to die for…I would ask for that any night of the week in a heartbeat! I was so impressed with his cooking that it took me weeks to get my courage up to cook for him. wowwwwwww che meraviglia!!!complimenti!baci! I always love all your seafood creations… this flounder sounds fantastic! INGREDIENTS Nutrition. « Tuscan Mussels with Cannellini Beans and Broccoli Rabe. You can freeze it but freezing crabmeat is the best thing for it. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F. Split each fillet in 1/2 to make a top and bottom portion of the fish. Learn how to cook great Stuffed flounder with herbsaint butter . Thanks for the great recipe and links! Flounder is one of the more popular fishes to be found in abundance in Alabama's waters, bot for its unrivaled flavor and the fact you don't need a huge boat to go catch them. What a beautiful dinner plate this is. , Great tips Chef and that flounder looks spectacular!! I never had this fish before but it looks SO SO SO creamy .. just wanna grab that plate , this is a delicious summer dish corn looks fabulous with the fish and sauce, Dennis, that fish looks magnificent. Did tweaked it a bit. Congrats to your wife for passing her Praxis! And It's easier to make than you think. READY IN: 50mins. What a great meal to celebrate! My son is helping me learn how to use Twitter, he tweeted for me where we were for dinner last night and what we were going to eat. Brush the flounder fillets on the flat, cut side with some of the melted butter. (You have to realize that I live in a place that doesn't have a Whole Foods or a Trader Joes.) I know what you mean about being methodical about your shopping. Lay the cut sides back. Stir this into . That looks so, so good. I'm a Reading Specialist too! Use a scaled and cleaned flounder, with the head removed, for the stuffed preparation. Place the baking dish in a 350 degree preheated oven for 20-25 minutes. That corn has me thinking summer… while you have the hot weather I'm dreaming of, I've still got long sleeves. We also baked it covered for 20 minutes then uncovered it for 5-7 minutes to brown the top this helped keep the fish moist. This recipe sound great! You don't always have to go out to enjoy delicious restaurant-style dishes when you can make them yourself! Instructions Heat broiler to high. Rince flounder filets and pat dry. Salmon Stuffed with Cream Cheese and Crabmeat, Chicken stuffed with Crab Imperial wrapped in Puff Pastry, It’s Guest Post Friday with Cardamom Hills, Apple Butter Bourbon Pork Chops with Potatoes and Collards, Honey Mango Madeleines with Lemons and Anchovies. Let’s start by gathering the ingredients we need to make Stuffed Flounder. Lay the cut sides back. Congratulations on the changes. *Scroll down for Recipe*Simple and cheap stuffed flounder. Preheat the oven to 400°F In a sauté pan, heat the olive oil and butter. Thanks for the great information as well! May 21, 2017 - This recipe was handed down to me 10 years ago, by a dear friend. The stuffing doesn’t have to go between the fillets, it can simply go on top of the fish before baking. Incredible! But any fish can be topped with crab imperial. Home » Recipes » Restaurant Style Stuffed Flounder Recipe, June 1, 2011 by Chef Dennis Littley 65 Comments. Bravo, Chef, bravo. Stuffed flounder is one of my favorite things to get at Red Lobster. Fantastic post, Chef Dennis! Using a fillet knife, carefully open the flounder by cutting along the left and right sides of the seam down the middle of the fish to make pockets. The source of the crabmeat can be from any part of the world that has crabs and includes varieties such as Blue Swimming, Dungeness, Snow, King and of course my favorite Blue Claw. I pinned it on pinterest so I won't forget! I can't wait to check it all out. The nice thing about this dish is that it can be prepped ahead of time, so the only work you really have to do is pop it in the oven when your guests arrive. I can't wait to try this!!! Congrats to your wife on passing her exam! Most recipes don’t have enough seasoning for my hubby and I. Wow, your fish looks incredible. Wegman's is my absolute favorite place to shop. ANd you are right it is far better than dining out. Give it a try and you will still impress. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Be sure to scroll down to get the full recipe for this crab stuffed flounder recipe! Can I come to dinner at your house??? Thanks for sharing the recipe…I can substitute flounder with other fish I guess ,since we don't have it over here , I always find your ' Ask Chef Dennis ' so valuable. The stuffed flounder looks wonderful! By using this site and these recipes you agree that you do so at your own risk, that you are completely responsible for any liability associated with the use of any recipes obtained from this site, and that you fully and completely release Mary Foreman and Deep South Dish LLC and all parties associated with either entity, from any liability whatsoever from your use of this site and these recipes. thanks chef! Try baking your flounder filet with this recipe for sizzling flounder. Chef Dennis, you experiment a lot with seafood. So guess where I looked first – your blog. Will I need to soak the fish in water so that it will not dry out? Deboning A Flounder For Stuffed Flounder Using ... - YouTube Congratulations to your wife! It’s also going to start getting runny the longer it sits. Congratulations to your wife Chef and what a fabulous meal to celebrate. Mandy. Place a quarter of the stuffing in each filet,fold over and place in a glass baking dish sprayed with non stick cooking spray folded side down. No socks though! 2 pounds flounder fillets 1 cup crabmeat - drained, flaked 1 stalk celery, finely chopped 1 small yellow onion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon spicy brown mustard 1 teaspoon Worces 1 lemon, zested. Love reading all your seafood recipes as I never make seafood (as a locavore, we are a long way from the sea). Great advice as well. Good tips on social networking. Please SUBSCRIBE and FOLLOW ME on FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM and PINTEREST! This post includes affiliate links. Combine the egg white and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise. 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