Winter Flounder

Pseudopleuronectes americanus

Also Known As

Flounder, Sole, Lemon sole, Georges Bank flounder, Blackback flounder

U.S. wild-caught winter flounder is a smart seafood choice because it is sustainably managed and responsibly harvested under U.S. regulations.

Facts

Availability

Year-round.

Source

U.S. wild-caught from Maine to Virginia.

Taste

Mild.

Texture

Lean, boneless, and flaky.

Color

Raw flounder ranges in color from tan to pinkish to snow white. Cooked flounder is pure white.

Health Benefits

Flounder is a good, low-fat source of B vitamins and niacin.

Health & Nutrition

Nutrition facts

Serving weight 100 g (raw)
Amount per serving
Calories 91
Protein 18.84 g
Fat, total 1.19 g
Saturated fatty acids, total 0.283 g
Carbohydrate 0 g
Sugars, total 0 g
Fiber, total dietary 0 g
Cholesterol 48 mg
Selenium 32.7 mcg
Sodium 81 mg

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