Fried up with grits for breakfast or as an elegant dinner for two, flounder's mild flavor and tender white flesh make it the perfect choice for those who don't like their fish too fishy.
TO THAW: Place fillets on plate and cover with plastic wrap. Place in refrigerator 3-4 hours before use. Or thaw fillets in microwave on the defrost cycle.
TO BAKE: Pre-heat oven to 400° F. Place fillets on a greased baking dish. Brush with melted butter or oil and season to taste. Bake for approximately 20 minutes at 400° F depending on thickness.
TO BROIL: Pre-heat broiler. Place fillets on greased broiler rack and brush with melted butter or oil and season to taste. Broil 4 inches from heat 6 minutes per side depending on thickness.
TO PAN FRY: Dip thawed fillets in seasoned flour. Fry in 4 tablespoons of oil in a heavy skillet over medium heat until golden brown on each side, for about 3-5 minutes per side