Flounder with Shrimp Stuffing for 2 Recipe
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Flounder with Shrimp Stuffing for 2 Recipe

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For a perfect date night meal, try this delicious stuffed flounder. You don't have to go to a fancy restaurant when you can make a recipe that is sure to impress your date!—Marie T Forte, Raritan, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES:2 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped celery
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green pepper
  • 8 uncooked medium shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • 2 tablespoons beef broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon diced pimientos, drained
  • 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon minced chives
  • Dash salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
  • FISH:
  • 2 flounder fillets (3 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • Dash paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 353 calories, 25 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 163 mg cholesterol, 507 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 24 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, melt butter. Add the onion, celery and green pepper; saute until tender. Add shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink. Add the broth, pimientos, Worcestershire sauce, dill, chives, salt and cayenne; heat through. Remove from the heat; stir in bread crumbs.
  2. Spoon about 1/2 cup stuffing onto each fillet; roll up. Place seam side down in a greased 9-in. x 9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter and lemon juice. Sprinkle with seasonings. Bake, uncovered, at 375° for 15-20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Flounder with Shrimp Stuffing for 2 in Taste of Home

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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Reviewed Jan. 1, 2013

"the best in the world"

Reviewed Sep. 2, 2012

"This is great.Very rich.Served it with salad and it toned down the richness. A keeper."

Reviewed Oct. 25, 2009

"This has become one of our favorites, we substitue Walleye vs Flounder since we have an abundance of Walleye here in South Dakota."

Reviewed Sep. 13, 2009

"It came out really good. But not my favorite dish yet."

Reviewed Sep. 13, 2009

"first attempt. i switched it up a bit. My filets were a little small. So instead of stuffing I put the fish down first and topped it with the stuffing. Let's see how it comes out."

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