Crab Stuffed Flounder

Crab Stuffed Flounder

This stuffed flounder dish is an easy recipe that my children have enjoyed. They’re not big fish eaters either!

Updated on July 4, 2022

Prep Time:

10 mins

Cook Time:

20 mins

Total Time:

30 mins


  • 1 ½ pounds flounder fillets
  • 1 cup crabmeat - drained, flaked and cartilage removed
  • 3 crushed saltine crackers
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped green bell pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon ground dry mustard
  • ¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ground white pepper to taste
  • 1 egg white
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup butter, melted


  • 1 egg yolk
  • 5 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon dried parsley
  • ½ teaspoon paprika


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Rinse flounder fillets and pat dry with paper towels. Lightly grease a shallow baking dish.
  2. Combine crabmeat, crushed saltines, bell pepper, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and white pepper together in a medium bowl. Combine egg white and 1 tablespoon mayonnaise in a small bowl; stir into crabmeat mixture.
  3. Brush fillets with melted butter; place in the prepared baking dish. Spoon crabmeat mixture over fillets and drizzle with any remaining butter.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, make topping: lightly beat egg yolk in a small bowl. Stir in 5 tablespoons of mayonnaise. Remove fish from the oven and spread this mixture over stuffing; sprinkle with parsley and paprika.
  6. Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C) and bake until golden and bubbly, about 5 or 6 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

total fat 21g
saturated fat 7g
cholesterol 127mg
sodium 408mg
total carbohydrate 2g
dietary fiber 0g
total sugars 0g
protein 27g
vitamin c 4mg
calcium 43mg
iron 1mg
potassium 451mg