Baked Flounder

Clean and split two flounders and take out all the small bones. Lay the fish in a buttered dish, sprinkle with chopped mushrooms, minced parsley, onion, and grated breadcrumbs, season with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg. Dot with butter and bake. Cook together two tablespoonfuls each of butter and flour, and thicken two cupfuls of milk with it. Season with salt, pepper, lemon-juice, anchovy paste, and minced parsley. Add a tablespoonful of capers, drain the butter from the fish, pour over the sauce, and serve.

Babed Flounder A L"Italienn

Cook together a tablespoonful of butter, two tablespoonfuls of chopped parsley, one tablespoonful each of chopped mushrooms and shallots, and two cupfuls of white wine.

Reduce half by rapid boiling. Add one cupful of chicken stock and half a cupful of milk or beef stock, and thicken with flour blended with butter. Season with salt and pepper and boil down until very thick. Prepare a flounder according to directions given in the preceding recipe. Season with salt and pepper, rub with butter, pour over one cupful of white wine, cover with the sauce, and sprinkle thickly with crumbs. Bake in a moderate oven until done. Serve in the same dish.

Baked Flounder A La Bonvallet

Put a cleaned flounder into a baking-pan with salt, pepper, grated nutmeg, chopped onion, a tablespoonful of butter, a wineglassful of white wine, and a cupful of white stock. Bake carefully, basting as required. Take up the fish, add another cupful of stock, and thicken the sauce with two tablespoonfuls of flour, blended with an equal quantity of butter. Take from the fire, add the yolks of three eggs well beaten and a tablespoonful of minced parsley. Spread this sauce over the fish, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven. Sprinkle with lemon-juice and serve.

Baked Flounder A La Parisienne

Stuff a cleaned flounder with seasoned crumbs and put into a buttered baking-dish. Dot with butter, sprinkle with salt and pepper, and pour over half a cupful each of oyster liquor and white wine. Cover with buttered paper and bake for forty minutes, basting as required. Take up the fish, strain the sauce, and prepare a sauce according to directions given in the first part of the recipe for Flounder Pie a la Normandy. Add the strained liquid to the sauce, pour over the fish, cover with crumbs, and brown in the oven.

Baked Flounder A La St. Malo

Put the cleaned fish into a buttered baking-dish with chopped onions, parsley, salt, pepper, a tablespoonful of butter and two cupfuls of cider. Add also a little mussel or oyster liquor if at hand. Bake for half an hour in a moderate oven, basting as needed. Drain the sauce, thicken with a tablespoonful of butter cooked with an equal quantity of flour, add more butter and a squeeze of lemon-juice. Pour the sauce over the fish and serve.

Baked Fillets Of Flounder In Wine

Fillet the fish. Mix together four tablespoonfuls of Sherry, half a cupful of butter, one tablespoonful each of onion-juice, lemonjuice, and salt, and add pepper to season. Bring to the boil, dip the fillets into it, arrange in a baking-dish, cover with the remaining sauce and bake in a hot oven for ten minutes. Fry in butter a slice each of onion and carrot, a bay-leaf, and a sprig of parsley. Add a tablespoonful of flour and cook thoroughly. Add one cupful of chicken stock and half a cupful of cream. Cook until thick, stirring constantly, and seasoning with salt, pepper, and grated nutmeg. Add the gravy from the baking-pan, strain, reheat, pour over the fish, and serve.