When it comes to seafood, flounder is more likely to bring to mind Ariel's sidekick instead of great, flavorful meals. But we think this association needs to change -- flounder is more than just a great pal to our favorite Disney redhead, but is just as reliable in the kitchen.
In actuality, the term 'flounder' encompasses many different varieties of flatfish -- all referred to under this blanket term due to strong similarities in texture, taste and flavor. When it comes to cooking with these species of white fish, the flaky texture and mild taste makes it a perfect base for a variety of seafood dishes. We've rounded up nine ways to ease yourself into cooking flounder -- we promise, you won't be disappointed.