Flounder in Teriyaki Sauce

Updated on August 8, 2017
lovebuglena profile image

Lena Kovadlo is a writer for various content sharing websites. She's an author of 10 books and helps other authors publish their books.

When it's time for lunch or dinner and you are tired of eating chicken, pork, or other meat, why not have some fish fillets instead? If prepared right, they will be a mouthwatering treat that you will surely love, either by itself or with a side dish.

There are many fish fillets to choose from. One that I love the most is flounder fillets. I buy them fresh and prepare them in Teriyaki sauce. They are soft, melt in my mouth when I eat them, and take little time to make.

It is a real treat for me to both cook and eat the flounder. And I don't have to go to a high-end restaurant to enjoy this delicious meal. Sometimes I eat the fish by itself, and sometimes I pair it with one of my favorite side dishes. Either way I always enjoy my flounder...and look forward to making it again... Below you will find my recipe: flounder in teriyaki sauce. I hope you enjoy making it and eating it too.

5 stars from 1 rating of Flounder in Teriyaki Sauce
flounder in teriyaki sauce
flounder in teriyaki sauce

Ingredients

  • Flounder Fillets
  • A few tablespoons Teriyaki Sauce
  • Bunch Leek
  • Sea Salt
  • Canola oil or other cooking oil
  • Dried basil

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Take the flounder fillets out of the packaging, rinse under running water and pat them dry with a paper towel. Then place on a cutting board and add sea salt to both sides but not too much of it. Pour Teriyaki sauce into a little bowl and with a basting brush baste both sides of the fish fillets and leave for a few minutes.
  2. Heat a skillet with canola oil on medium heat. Once the skillet is heated place the flounder fillets and cook them for three minutes on each side, adding oil if needed. When the fish is done remove it onto a large platter.
  3. Take a bunch of leek and cut it into circles. Then using a colander thoroughly wash it under running water, making sure that all the dirt, sand etc. is gone. Add canola oil to the skillet and place the sliced leek inside. Fry it for about eight minutes, turning it over with a spatula and adding oil if needed.
  4. When the leek is done cooking place it on top of the flounder fillets and sprinkle with dried basil. You can use dried parsley (or other herbs) instead if you prefer.

If you don't have flounder fillets you can use other fillets as well, preparing them in the same way. They will come out tasting delicious and will melt in your mouth with every bite. Keep in mind that you may need to cook them for a slightly longer time than the flounder ones, especially if it's salmon fillets...

Recipe Pictures

Below are the pictures from the recipe Flounder in Teriyaki Sauce...

flounder fillet
flounder fillet
basting the flounder fillet with teriyaki sauce
basting the flounder fillet with teriyaki sauce
sliced leek
sliced leek
frying the leek
frying the leek

How to Enjoy Flounder in Teriyaki Sauce...

There many ways to enjoy Flounder in Teriyaki Sauce. You can of course eat it by itself, but you can also add a side dish to go along with the fish. You have a number of choices here. There's potatoes (prepared any which way). There's rice, quinoa, or a pasta of your choice. All these will go great with the fish. But another side dish that complements the flounder is Bulgur (Turkish grain) with Portobello mushrooms. The flounder along with the Bulgur and Portobello mushrooms will satisfy your taste buds and make you feel like you are in a high-end restaurant. But you are actually in the comfort of your own home not spending a fortune to enjoy a high-class meal.

I prepared these two dishes the other day and ate them together. They were mouthwatering and tasted so much better than a meal someone at work was eating that was ordered from a restaurant. Goes to show that sometimes making a meal yourself will taste and look much better, not to mention that it will save you money as well. All you need is the desire and time to cook instead of settling for takeout.

Flounder in Teriyaki sauce and Bulgur (Turkish Grain) with Portobello mushrooms
Flounder in Teriyaki sauce and Bulgur (Turkish Grain) with Portobello mushrooms

Questions & Answers

    © 2012 Lena Kovadlo

    Comments

      0 of 8192 characters used
      Post Comment

      • lovebuglena profile imageAUTHOR

        Lena Kovadlo 

        6 years ago from Staten Island, NY

        kerlynb - no filleting skills required. All you have to do is go to a store and get flounder fillets (hopefully those that are fresh and not in the freezer).

      • kerlynb profile image

        kerlynb 

        6 years ago from Philippines, Southeast Asia, Earth ^_^

        This is a quick and easy recipe. Quite useful! I like teriyaki sauce but I still need to work on my filleting skills. Will give this helpful recipe a try. Voting it up and useful!

      • profile image

        Emer420 

        6 years ago

        Oh man. Now I'm hungry. Awesome hub. :)

      working

      This website uses cookies

      As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, delishably.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

      For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://delishably.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

      Show Details
      Necessary
      HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
      LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
      Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
      AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
      HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
      Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
      CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
      Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
      Features
      Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
      Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
      Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
      PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
      MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
      Marketing
      Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
      Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
      Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
      Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
      Statistics
      Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
      ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
      Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)