A simple yet flavorful dish that’s both easy to make and wonderful to eat.
I love fish. Any meal that involves fish requires a minimal amount of effort that’s perfect for when you suddenly realize you don’t have enough ingredients to cook the meal you original planned or when your spouse suddenly calls you and says that he or she’ll be having a friend from work over for dinner. Fish is such a versatile ingredient that you can make almost any meal with it—soups, stew, fish and chips, bake, steam, you name it! You can even eat it raw and have it with wasabi and Japanese soy sauce. (Great, now I’m craving for some nice salmon or tuna sashimi.) So when I came across this recipe, I knew I just had to try it the next time we have fish for dinner.
This recipe’s great with either rice or on top of angel hair pasta. You can find most, if not all, of the required ingredients right in your kitchen too!And no one’s stopping you from having a glass of white wine for yourself after deglazing the pan with a few cups of it too.
The thing about the sauce in this dish is that it can be used with any kind of fish fillet. It’s not necessary that you stick to flounder only. If you’re having a hard time looking for flounder, any other fillet would do. The tricky part here is trying to make sure your fish is not burnt especially if you’re not using a non-stick pan. Fish fillets cook easily so I wouldn’t suggest you leaving the kitchen within five minutes while the fish is on the stove. Believe me, I almost did and most likely would have ruined an evening if I didn’t rush back to the kitchen. Well, okay, my evening wouldn’t exactly be ruined but I still put a lot of effort in there to just let it burn.
If you’re not so keen on using your stove, you can also make this dish using your oven. While that’s cooking, why not create a quick salad to go with it on the side? It’s one of those meals that once you have a bite, you would instantly realize that making and eating this at home beats going out on a cold night and having this in a restaurant instead.
All the flavors put together meshed well in a way that is tastefully soothing. This is why it’s a great meal for when it’s a bit chilly outside or when it’s drizzling and your house just feels like the safe haven it is. You know, when your spouse is just beside you working on the meal together, the kids are on the floor trying to do homework while Spongebob Squarepants is on, and the dog is just beside them on the carpet snoozing. But even if the house is the total opposite: with lots of laundry that still needs to be done, work piling up, and the bills just came in, this meal is still perfect for the day with the soft texture of the fish, melting in your mouth along with the mouth-watering sauce.
Definitely making this again in the near future.