Flounder With Grapes and Champagne

Photo by Cynthia L. Nobles  --  Flounder With Grapes and Champagne
Photo by Cynthia L. Nobles -- Flounder With Grapes and Champagne

Advocate-tested recipe

Flounder With Grapes and Champagne

Serves 2. Recipe is by Cynthia L. Nobles.

2 (6-oz.) flounder fillets

Creole seasoning

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

4 tbls. butter, divided

1/2 cup Champagne (or white wine)

1/4 cup heavy cream

1 cup grapes

Few grindings of white pepper

2 tbls. chopped green onion

1. Rinse flounder, wipe dry and sprinkle with Creole seasoning. Dredge in flour. Set aside.

2. Heat 2 tablespoons butter in a skillet over medium heat until hot but not smoking. Place flounder in skillet and cook 3 minutes per side. Remove flounder from pan and keep warm.

3. Add Champagne to skillet, turn heat to high and reduce by half. Add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, cream, grapes and pepper, and simmer until thickened.

4. Spoon sauce over fillets and sprinkle with green onion.