Background and History
Embark on a seaside culinary journey with Grilled Flounder, a dish that celebrates the delicate flavors of this light and flaky fish. Rooted in coastal traditions, grilling flounder has been a time-honored practice, highlighting the simplicity and freshness of the catch.
4 flounder fillets
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon dried oregano
Salt and pepper to taste
Lemon wedges (for serving)
Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)
Preparation Time: 10 minutes Marinating Time: 15 minutes Cooking Time: 8-10 minutes
In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, paprika, dried oregano, salt, and pepper.
Place the flounder fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Let it marinate for at least 15 minutes.
Preheat the Grill
Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
Remove the flounder from the marinade and place them on the preheated grill. Grill for 4-5 minutes per side or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
Transfer the grilled flounder to a serving platter. Garnish with chopped fresh parsley and serve with lemon wedges.
Adjust grilling time based on the thickness of the flounder fillets.
Experiment with additional herbs and spices in the marinade for personalized flavor.
Check for potential allergens in the marinade, and adapt ingredients to accommodate dietary restrictions.