Baked Flounder with Scallop Stuffing

Baked Flounder With Scallop Stuffing Recipe

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Ingredients

1/2 c
butter
1
garlic clove, minced
1 small
onion, finely chopped
1/2 lb
sea scallops, chopped
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper
white wine, dry
dry bread crumbs
6
flounder filets
1/4 c
butter
1/2 c
hot water

SAUCE INGREDIENTS

2 Tbsp
butter
2 Tbsp
flour
1 c
milk
"just a pinch" of salt
"just a pinch" of pepper
white wine, dry

How to Make Baked Flounder with Scallop Stuffing

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a 10 inch skillet, melt the 1/2 cup of butter.
  • 2Add garlic and onion and saute until onions are translucent.
  • 3Add scallops and cook 2 or 3 minutes.
  • 4Season with salt, pepper and white wine to taste.
  • 5Add sufficient bread crumbs to prepare a moist stuffing.
  • 6Place each flounder filet dark-side-up on a flat surface.
  • 7Placing the scallop stuffing in the center of each filet, divide evenly among the filets.
  • 8Fold both ends of each filet over the stuffing, overlapping the ends.
  • 9Pour the melted butter and the hot water into a 9x12 inch baking dish.
  • 10Transfer the stuffed filets to the baking dish and bake 20 minutes while you prepare a white sauce.
  • 11WHITE SAUCE: In a small saucepan, melt butter, then whisk in flour.
  • 12Cook over low heat 2-3 minutes, whisking constantly.
  • 13Then add milk, and salt, pepper and white wine to taste.
  • 14Increase heat to medium, whisking constantly until the sauce is thickened.
  • 15Cook several minutes over low heat, stirring.
  • 16When the flounder has baked 20 minutes, pour the white sauce over the stuffed filets.
  • 17Return the baking dish to the oven briefly and heat until the sauce begins to bubble.

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About Baked Flounder with Scallop Stuffing

Course/Dish: Fish, Seafood
Other Tag: Quick & Easy