I loved this recipe. The breadcrumbs were definitely needed to add a little extra crunch. It tastes so fresh and delicious with the lemon and lime zest and I liked that the ingredients were simple and fresh. This would be simple and easy to entertain guests with as well!
Flounder with Lemon-Lime Butter
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Amount per serving
- Calories: 309
- Fat: 15g
- Saturated fat: 7g
- Protein: 35g
- Carbohydrate: 10g
- Fiber: 1g
- Cholesterol: 84mg
- Sodium: 257mg
- 4 (6 oz.) flounder fillets, thawed if frozen
- Salt and pepper
- 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest
- 1 tablespoon grated lime zest
- 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
- 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1 tsp. dried thyme
- Preheat oven to 400°F. Rinse flounder, pat dry and place flat on a broiling pan lined with foil. Season flounder with salt and pepper.
- Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in lemon and lime zests and remove from heat.
- Set aside 1 Tbsp. lemon-lime butter. Thoroughly brush 1 side of each fillet with remaining butter, dabbing brush so it collects some zest as well as butter. Turn and brush other side of each fish fillet.
- In a small bowl, mix together bread crumbs and thyme with a fork. Sprinkle equal amounts of crumb mixture over each fillet and drizzle with reserved lemon-lime butter. Bake until fish is lightly browned on top and flakes easily when pierced with a fork, 12 to 15 minutes. Garnish with lemon and lime slices and serve with sides of roasted new potatoes and steamed broccoli, if desired.
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