Roussos’ Seafood Restaurant in Spanish Fort, Alabama on the Gulf Coast is world famous for this recipe.


  • 1/2 pound butter
  • 1 cup white onion, minced
  • 1/2 cup green onions, minced
  • 1-1/2 cups celery, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup parsley, chopped
  • 2 cups seasoned breadcrumbs
  • 2 cups cornbread, finely chopped
  • 1/2 pound crabmeat
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 flounder (1 to 1-1/2 pounds each)
  • 16 whole shrimp


In butter, sauté white onions, green onions, celery, garlic and parsley. Gradually stir in 1 cup of bread and 1 cup of cornbread, cooking until thickened. Add crabmeat and thicken further with remaining breadcrumbs and cornbread. Add salt and pepper to taste. To prepare flounder: split each flounder, and fill with dressing. Garnish each fish with 2 whole shrimp. Then cook under broiler about 15 minutes or until fish is done. Yield: 8 servings.

To learn more about fishing for flounder and other species at Mississippi’s Gulf Coast, click here for “Fishing Mississippi’s Gulf Coast and Visitor’s Guide” (, a new eBook for Amazon Kindle by John E. Phillips. Or, you can go to and type-in the name of the book to find it. You also can download a free Kindle app that enables you to read the book on your iPad, computer or SmartPhone.

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