Baked Flounder (左口鱼) with Fresh Lemon Pepper

Baked Flounder (左口鱼) with Fresh Lemon Pepper

I remember my mom once told me before that Flounder (左口鱼) taste very good but hardly see it selling in the market nowadays. Surprisingly it is very to cook with a superb taste too. 

(recipe from

Serving: 4

Time: 16 mins

Difficult level: easy


  • 2 tablespoons grated lemon rind (about 3 lemons)
  • 1 tablespoon extravirgin olive oil
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons black peppercorns, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) flounder fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • Lemon wedges (optional)

Step by step: 

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.
  2. Combine first 5 ingredients.
  3. Place fillets on a jelly roll pan coated with cooking spray.
  4. Rub garlic mixture evenly over fillets.
  5. Bake at 425° for 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
  6. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.



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