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Steamed Flounder with Shrimp Sauce

Steamed Flounder with Shrimp Sauce. Photo by Vanda Lewis


  • 8 small flounder fillets
  • 2 ½ tablespoons butter, melted
  • salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Prepare Shrimp Sauce and keep warm.

Bring water to boil in bottom of steamer. Brush fillets with melted butter. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Place in top part of steamer. Cover. Steam until fillets flake easily with a fork, about 8 to 10 minutes. Serve with Shrimp Sauce.

Shrimp Sauce

  • ½ pound small shrimp, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Chop shrimp coarsely. Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Cook shrimp until golden, about 2 to 3 minutes. Blend in flour and salt. Add milk, slowly, stirring constantly. Continue to cook and stir until thick. Stir in parsley. Serve over warm fillets.

Contributed by Joyce Taylor  From: Mariner’s Menu: 30 Years of Fresh Seafood Ideas