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Flounder with Shrimp Stuffing Recipe

Flounder with Shrimp Stuffing Recipe

The delicious shrimp-herb stuffing makes this fish recipe company-special. But it really isn’t hard to make. Our family enjoys fish, and we eat it often. —Marie Forte, Raritan, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

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

Directions

  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large skillet, melt butter. Add onion, celery and green pepper; saute until tender. Add shrimp; cook and stir until shrimp turn pink. Add broth, pimientos, Worcestershire sauce, dill, chives, salt and cayenne; heat through. Remove from heat; stir in bread crumbs.
  • 2. Spoon about 1/2 cup stuffing onto each fillet; roll up. Place seam side down in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish. Drizzle with butter and lemon juice. Sprinkle with seasonings. Bake, uncovered, 20-25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 stuffed flounder fillet equals 357 calories, 23 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 187 mg cholesterol, 476 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 28 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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