Photo of a whole fried flounder by Tamara West

Fried Flounder

by Warren Elwin from Eat Well


  1. Lightly dredge a whole flounder in well-seasoned flour.
  2. Heat a little olive oil and butter until foaming.
  3. Add the flounder and gently pan fry until nicely coloured on each side.
  4. Remove fish to rest, and deglaze the pan with chopped capers, fresh lemon juice, parsley and to finish, a knob of butter.
  5. To serve, pour sauce over flounder and garnish with fresh lemon wedges, parsley and a sprinkle of sea salt.