Look for sole and flounder either whole or filleted and skinned. The fish should smell sweet and of the sea, and the flesh should be pearly. Appreciated for their tender, flaky, mild-tasting flesh, sole and flounder do well when quickly pan-sauteed, baked, poached, or fried. The following recipes include classic pairings and preparations for the delicate fish.
Everyone knows steamed fish is heart-healthy -- the trick is making it appetizing, too. In just 20 minutes, dish up an elegant supper from the microwave. The Provencal trio of red bell pepper, zucchini, and olive oil enlivens couscous; the fish steams in the microwave, ensuring that it stays moist. Finish it with a drizzle of this zippy Dijon vinaigrette.
Having picky eaters in the family doesn't have to mean saying good-bye to seafood meals. Our collection of kid-approved -- and (shh!) nutritious -- recipes will have your little ones coming back for seconds of crunchy fish sticks, shrimp and noodles, salmon with a sweet soy glaze, creamy clam chowder, and much more.