On Line Cookbook

Marlee's Flounder and Sauce

Recipe Information


  • 2 tsp (10 ml) olive oil
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) butter
  • 4 cloves crushed fresh garlic
  • 2 chopped tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) capers
  • 1 large bunch of arugula or basil (1 cup (225 ml) washed)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3/4 cup (175 ml) chicken broth
  • juice of 1 large lemon
  • 8 filets of flounder.
  • If you cannot get arugula or basil, use asparagus, or whatever green you like. Find something in the frige.
  • In a large sauce pan, heat oil and butter until melted.
  • Add garlic and saute until garlic is softened.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and cook for about 4 minutes on a low simmer, until arugula is wilted.
  • Pour over the fish and bake for about 20 to 25 minutes at 420 degrees (225 C.).
  • It is easy and everyone loves it.
I had a lunch with a sauce over the fish that was like this one. I went home and made a similar one, but added some extra ingredients.

The sauce is really good over any seafood.