Tomato Basil Flounder Recipe

Learn how to make the best tomato basil flounder.


    Tomato Basil Flounder ingred

    Ingredients: 1 lb. flounder fillets
    1 cup panko crumbs
    ½ teaspoon paprika
    2 tablespoons unsalted butter
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    Salt and freshly ground black pepper Tomato Basil Sauce Ingredients:
    ¼ cup freshly washed firmly packed basil leaves
    3 tablespoons white wine vinegar
    ½ cup canned crushed tomatoes
    2 tablespoons chopped tarragon
    2 tablespoons chopped chives
    ½ cup sour cream
    1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
    3 green onions, chopped
    ½ teaspoon dry mustard
    1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
    freshly ground black pepper to taste
    ⅛ teaspoon salt or to taste

    tomato Basil founder step one

    Step 1: Thoroughly rinse basil leaves to remove all dirt and grit.

    tomato basil flounder step two

    Step 2: Chop all other herbs and garlic.

    Tomato Basil Flounder step three

    Step 3: Combine all sauce ingredients in a blender until smooth. Set aside.

    tomato basil flounder step four

    Place panko in a bowl and season with salt, paprika and then stir to mix.

    tomato basil flounder step five

    Step 5: Dredge fish on both sides in the seasoned panko.

    tomato basil flounder step six

    Step 6: Melt butter with oil in a large heavy skillet, over medium high heat and when hot put in 2 or 3 fillets at a time, one layer deep.

    Tomato Basil Flounder step seven

    Step 7: Cook for about 2-3 minutes on each side until lightly golden and flaky.

    Tomato Basil Flounder step eight

    Step 8: Pour tomato basil sauce over fillets and serve immediately. Garnish with sliced cherry tomatoes if desired.
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