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Macadamia Crusted Stuffed Flounder in Butter Wine Sauce

Flounder layered with Shrimp and bread crumb filling, with a splash of white wine.

It's that time of the year when I love making baked fish, it's one of my favorite ways to prepare it. Baked fish filets are always a better choice than fried for healthier cooking. If you can't find flounder try any kind of mild fish as an alternative.
4 Flounder Filets
1/2 cup of Italian flavored bread crumbs
4 tablespoons  of butter melted
6 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
1/4 cup of white wine recommended Chablis
1 clove minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper, cayenne pepper and salt
2 tablespoons of  fresh lemon juice
16 shrimp cleaned deveined with tails attached or small bay scallops  
1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
Directions
Place  2 pieces of fish  laying flat in a 2 inch baking dish squeeze lemon over the fish. In a bowl mix bread crumbs, garlic, spices, and  3 tablespoons of olive oil, set aside. Lay 4 shrimp on top of each piece of fish top with 4 filets on top then more bread crumbs, then  4 more shrimp on top.  Sprinkle chopped nuts on top of each piece of fish. In a seperate bowl, mix wine,  butter and the rest of the olive oil and pour around fish, reserving a little for the top and drizzle melted butter sauce over nuts.
Bake at 350 until browned and fish flakes with fork..around 35 to 45 minutes.

21 comments:

  1. It sounds great; love baked fish and must try this. Flounder not so easy to find here so would go with orange roughy or tilapia. Thanks for the recipe!

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  2. A luscious and delightful seafood treat! Macadamia, Chablis, Flounder..all the great ingredients!

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  3. Oh Claudia...how wonderfully appetizing this fish meal sounds. I may have a difficult time getting macademias...will have to try this maybe with some hazelnuts ;o)

    Have a fabulous day,
    Claudia

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  4. Claudia, well I am just going nuts for this seafood dish!

    Bon appetit!
    =:~)

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  5. The macadamia crust sounds incredible!

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  6. Oooooooooooooh myyyyyyyyy. What a creative recipe. I love it!

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  7. Gorgeous textures and layers! Making me crave this so much!

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  8. Mmm. I love flounder, and in the food world it's so underrated... for no reason at all! Great flavors and macadamia crust finish. Thanks!

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  9. now that's a great baked recipe... the lemon, butter and wine is always a great combo necessary with fish, glad you did not skip the butter....

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  10. Hi Claudia,

    Mmm, this looks like my kind of fish recipe! Macadamia nuts . . . guaranteed goodness. P.S. I am going to try and figure out how to add you to my friday blog hop; i know that it can be done and i thought that your new heart health focused blog is perfect to pair up with! It would appear on both of our blogs, so just bear with me before I get it up and running tonight! thanks, Roz

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  11. great idea with crust of macadamia,i love your baked fish!

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  12. I adore flounder, but butter wine and macademica...can it get much better?

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  13. This sounds delicious, Claudia. I never see flounder around here! I eat fish sometimes. I wish I could find some-maybe it's the situation in the gulf.
    Anyway, it looks wonderful!

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  14. I never though I would say fish was mouth watering - but this definitely is! I love the special touch of the shrimp on top!

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  15. Hi Claudia, I just sent you an email (google address) regarding the blog hop! Hope it makes sense! Hugs, Roz

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  16. A most flavorful,classic way to prepare any fish. The macademia nuts make it truly special.

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  17. Butter wine sauce? Count me in! I love this recipe, Claudia. This would be impressive for a dinner party.

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  18. Macadamia nuts make EVERYTING taste great.
    I love this recipe.

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  19. Love this dish. I bet it would be good with any white fish. Costco sells terrific tilapia. I'll have to give this a try.

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  20. I've always especially loved your seafood dishes Claudia and this one is simply gorgeous! The macadamia crust, the shrimp on top and the addition of Chablis make it irresistable!

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  21. I always make macadamia crusted mahi mahi...this is a great option. Love the wine sauce!!

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