Cook the Book Fridays: Flounder Meunière with Onion-Walnut Relish from Everyday Dorie

Tilapia meunière on a blue plate with rice and green beans.

This week’s recipe for Cook the Book Fridays comes from Dorie Greenspan’s cookbook, Everyday Dorieand I haven’t done a good job with it this week because:

1. I couldn’t find flounder or sole, just tilapia and

2. I didn’t make the “relish” because Neil doesn’t like walnuts and I don’t like anchovies.

So, sorry!

It WAS a good reminder of just how delicious a meunière preparation is – and how simple, even for a weeknight! And how even for someone who isn’t the biggest fan of fish, it’s a perfect simple supper! Meunière means “millers wife” and refers to the flour that the fish is coated in before it’s cooked in butter. Could not be more simple!

It’s SO good that I even have a recipe for it in French Food for Everyone: le dîner (dinner) (<<< affiliate link but who doesn’t want more quick and easy French recipes for dinner?)

So yeah, next time I might fiddle around with the relish part of this recipe but for now, we enjoyed the simplicity of a “fancy” meal that was so quick and easy to prepare. Thanks for the reminder, Dorie!


Get the recipe for Flounder Meunière with Onion-Walnut Relish on p 188 of Dorie Grenspan’s Everyday Dorie.

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5 thoughts on “Cook the Book Fridays: Flounder Meunière with Onion-Walnut Relish from Everyday Dorie”

  1. Yours looks stunning. I can taste it from here. I used tilapia also because sole and flounder in Indiana (if you can find it occasionally) was very expensive and I couldn’t see paying that at this particular time, which doesn’t mean I won’t in the future. This was such a great recipe.

  2. I thought the Tilapia worked perfect too. This was easy and delicious. I didn’t taste the sardines even thought I used them.


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