Crispy, Crunchy, Flaky Almond Crusted Fried Flounder

A deliciously crunchy yet moist fish made a with sliced almond coating


Cecily Cole-Jones

Crispy, Crunchy, and Flaky Almond Fried Flounder Fish
Crispy, Crunchy, and Flaky Almond Fried Flounder Fish

Almond Crusted Flounder under 40 minutes

Easy-Peasy AND Impressive! Served with salad, this is a perfect fish dinner for company or for when you want to treat yourself.



  • Flounder Filets

  • 2 cups Sliced Almonds

  • 2-3 Eggs

  • 1 cup Flour

  • 3/4 cup Corn Meal

  • 1/2 cup corn starch

  • 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs

  • Sea Salt, Pepper, Granulated Garlic

  • Fresh Lemon

  • 1-1/2 cup peanut oil

  • Season Flounder w/dry ingredients & lemon & olive oil

Heat oil in lg fry pan

In 3 separate containers prep the following

  1. Flour & cornmeal w/dry seasonings

  2. Eggs beaten w/squeeze of lemon & dry seasonings 1/4 cup water whisk together well

  3. Almonds

Dip flounder in this order

  • Flour

  • Egg mixture

  • Almonds

  • Flour

Test oil for readiness (should sizzle w/a sprinkle of water) if ready:

Gently place fish into oil; cover & cook until golden. Careful flip & do the same on the other side.

Remove from & let cool. Easy this tasty treat! Enjoy

Almond Crusted Flounder is fantastic. It's Elegant, Easy, and Delicious

Almond Crusted Flounder is a truly remarkable dish. Not only is it elegant, but it is also incredibly easy to make and absolutely delicious.

This versatile fish dish can be whipped up quickly for a satisfying meal at home, or it can be used to create a romantic dinner for two. Additionally, it is the perfect choice to impress guests at a small gathering or dinner party.

The flounder filet is an excellent option as it is thin and the perfect size for individual portions. The crust, made with sliced almonds, Panko breadcrumbs, cornmeal, and flour, adds a delightful crunch to the fish.

To prevent the almonds from burning, it is recommended to use peanut oil, which can withstand high heat.

Serve this delectable dish with a light Arugula Salad or green beans for a truly enjoyable experience.