Flounder all’Acqua Pazza

Flounder all’Acqua Pazza

Flounder all'Acqua Pazza

by rossella rago

Flounder all’Acqua Pazza – Flounder in Crazy Water!  This is a very popular dish in Naples.  It is light and tasty. You can substitute the flounder with any kind of fish fillet that you desire.


For 2 Person(s)

For the Fish:

  • 1 1/2 pounds flounder or any other fish that you prefer

  • 10 cherry tomatoes

  • 3 cloves of garlic

  • 1/2 cup white wine

  • 1/2 cup water

  • 1 tablespoons fresh parsley

  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • peperoncino, as desired


  1. In a saute pan add the EV olive oil and the garlic. Let the garlic turn blonde. Add the peperoncino as desired.

  2. Add he cherry tomatoes and let them saute for a few minutes.

  3. Add the wine and let it evaporate for about 2 mins.

  4. Add the fish and the water. Add salt as desired.

  5. Cover the pan and let the fish cook for about 10-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish.

  6. Sprinkle fresh parsley and serve.

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