Baked Stuffed Striped Bass
|Dressed striped bass/Other fish||4 Pound, boned if desired (1 Whole, Fresh / Frozen)|
|Dry bread cubes||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Ricotta cheese||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Snipped parsley||2 Tablespoon|
|Finely chopped green pepper||2 Tablespoon|
|Shredded carrot||2 Tablespoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
Thaw fish, if frozen.
Place in well-greased shallow baking pan; sprinkle cavity lightly with salt and pepper.
For stuffing combine eggs, bread cubes, ricotta, parsley, green pepper, carrot, and 1/2 teaspoon salt; toss lightly.
Stuff fish loosely with half of the stuffing.
Combine melted butter or margarine and lemon juice; brush over fish.
Bake, uncovered, in 350° oven for 45 to 60 minutes or till fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
Baste the fish occasionally with lemon juice mixture.