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Fish Fillets Florentine

By PutoPinoy on Sunday, March 08, 2009 At Sunday, March 08, 2009

  • 1 lb. fresh spinach
  • 1 1/2 lb. fillets (flounder, whiting)
  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 c. water
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 2 tbsp. instant blending flour
  • 1 tbsp. parsley, minced
  • Pinch of nutmeg
  • 6 tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese

Wash and trim spinach and place in pan. Cover and cook 2-3 minutes. Drain well. Arrange fish in single layer in baking dish. Sprinkle with lemon juice, salt and pepper, and water. Cover with foil and bake at 350 degrees for 5-7 minutes. Drain liquid into a saucepan and heat to a boil. Combine milk and flour and stir into liquid.

Cook, stirring constantly until it thickens. Stir in parsley, nutmeg and season to taste. Arrange fish in center of a baking pan; surround with spinach. Pour sauce over all and sprinkle with cheese. Run under broiler until bubbly. Serves 6.