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Salsa Flounder

Photo: Colin Clark; Styling: Lindsey Lower

 

Hands-on time 18 mins
Total time 18 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: 1 fillet, about 2 tablespoons sauce, and 1 lime wedge)
Serve this dish with rice or tortillas.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) flounder fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free Cajun/Creole seasoning
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced shallots (about 2 shallots)
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 3/4 cup salsa (such as Herdez Salsa Casera)
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coarsely chopped cilantro
  • 4 lime wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 201
  • fat 9.6 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 0.0 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 568 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Place oven rack in middle of oven. Preheat broiler to high.

  2. Drizzle oil in a roasting pan. Pat fish dry with paper towels; arrange fish in pan. Sprinkle fish evenly with Cajun seasoning. Sprinkle shallots, butter, and garlic around pan. Pour salsa into pan around fish. Broil 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork, basting frequently. Arrange fish on a platter; sprinkle evenly with pepper. Stir cilantro into pan sauce; drizzle over fish. Serve with lime wedges.