Crab Stuffed Flounder

Ingredients –  3 tbs unsalted butter – ¼ cup panko or breadcrumbs –  ⅓ lbs lump crab meat picked over for shells – here’s where it counts – get the good stuff –  ½ cup mayo –  2 cloves garlic minced –  3 tbs fresh chives minced –  2 teas lemon zest and the juice from 1 lemon –  salt and pepper –  4 large flounder fillets

Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to 475 degrees. Spray a large baking dish with non-stick spray and set aside.

2. In a bowl, toss the crab meat with the panko, mayo, garlic, chives, lemon zest, and season with salt and pepper.

3. Pat the flounder dry, lay it out on a clean work surface. Season with salt and pepper. Place each skin side down and divide the stuffing between the four, placing it in the center of the fillet.

 4. Heat the lemon juice in a heatproof bowl in the microwave. heat, until just steaming. Whisk in the butter, until melted, and season with salt and  pepper.

5. Serve fish on platters and pour butter sauce over top. Sprinkle with more fresh snipped chives.

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