Baked Fillets Of Flounder

Remove the back-bone and cut the fish into four pieces. Roll up each piece and pin with a toothpick. Soak for an hour in oil and lemon-juice. Roll in seasoned crumbs, then in beaten egg, then in crumbs. Put into a baking-pan, upon thin slices of salt pork, sprinkle with chopped onion and olives, cover, and bake. Garnish with sliced lemons.

Flounder With Fine Herbs

Put the prepared fish into a pan with two tablespoonfuls of butter, the juice of a lemon, and salt and pepper to season. Add one cupful each of water and white wine, cover and cook for half an hour. Drain the fish, thicken the sauce with a tablespoonful of flour cooked in butter, boil, strain, add two tablespoonfuls of butter, and two tablespoonfuls of chopped parsley, pour over the fish, and serve.

Flounder A La Francaise

Cover a flounder with white wine, sprinkle with salt and pepper, add a bunch of parsley, a few chives, a bay-leaf, and a little chopped onion. Boil for ten minutes. Take up the fish carefully, rub the sauce through a sieve, thicken with a tablespoonful of flour rubbed smooth with half a cupful of butter, bring to the boil, pour over the fish, and serve.

Flounder A La Janin

Fill a flounder with seasoned crumbs mixed with chopped mushrooms, shallots, and parsley. Put on a buttered baking-dish, season with salt and pepper, dot with butter, and pour over half a cupful each of Sherry and oyster liquor. Bake until done, basting as required. Take up the fish, add a cupful of stock to the sauce, and thicken with browned flour. Add two tablespoonfuls of butter and a little lemon-juice. Strain over the fish and garnish with parboiled oysters.

Flounder A La Provencale

Clean two flounders and let stand for four hours in a marinade of olive-oil and lemon-juice, seasoned with salt, pepper, onion, parsley, thyme, bay-leaves, and bruised garlic. Put into a baking-dish with the seasoning, a teaspoonful of butter and one cupful each of stock and white wine. Bake for half an hour, basting as needed. Drain, strain, and skim the sauce, thicken with butter and flour, take from the fire, add the yolks of four eggs well beaten and lemon-juice to taste. Season with red pepper and minced parsley, pour over the fish, and serve.

Breaded Turbans Of Flounder

Fillet three flounders, season with salt and pepper, dip into melted butter, roll up and fasten with a toothpick. Dip into egg and crumbs and fry in deep fat. Serve with Tartar Sauce.

Turbans Of Flounder With Anchovies

Drain a bottle of anchovies from the oil. Mix with two tablespoonfuls of butter, half a cupful of stock, a tablespoonful of lemon-juice, and salt and pepper to season. Pound to a paste, and add the yolks of two raw eggs.

Prepare the fillets of flounder according to directions given in the preceding recipe. Spread with the forcemeat, roll up, and pin with toothpicks. Roll in melted butter, then in flour, and bake in a hot oven for twenty minutes.