Lemon Herb Flounder with Creamed Spinach & Shallots



Simple seafood dish but packed with flavor. Lemony, delicate flounder pairs perfectly with creamy, leafy spinach, shallots and garlic. A quick, healthy meal for lunch or dinner!


Alaskan Flounder Fillets

Alaskan Flounder Fillets


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Lemon Herb Butter Sauce:

  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 Tbsp shallot, minced
  • 1 tsp garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ cup white wine
  • ½ cup clam juice
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp parsley, roughly chopped
  • ½ tsp salt & pepper


  • 1 lb Aqua Star Flounder, cooked according to package directions
  • 4 cups baby spinach
  • ¼ cup shallots, sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To make


To Make Lemon Herb Butter Sauce:

In a medium skillet over medium heat, melt butter. Add shallots and garlic and sauté for 30 seconds. Add the lemon juice, white wine, and clam juice and cook for 5 minutes. Add heavy cream and parsley and cook for an additional 8—10 minutes until the sauce has thickened to your liking. Add a ½ tsp of salt and pepper to taste.

To Prepare Meal:

Cook fish per package instructions.

While fish is cooking, heat 1 TBSP olive oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots and garlic, and sauté for 1 minute, until slightly toasted. Place the spinach in the skillet, add salt and pepper to taste, and continue sautéing for 2 minutes, or until nicely wilted.

Pour part of Lemon Herb Butter Sauce into skillet (reserve some sauce for final drizzle), and toss to evenly coat, about 1 minute.

Divide spinach between two plates, add flounder and drizzle remaining sauce over fish. Enjoy!

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy with a squeeze of lemon and if you're craving a little carb add some crusty bread or roasted baby potatoes.