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Baked Fish With Shrimp Stuffing

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  Whitefish/Bass / lake trout 3 Pound, dressed
  Chopped cooked shrimp 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soft bread crumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Onion 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
  Chopped parsley 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste
  Thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Melted butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Apple cider 2 Tablespoon
  Melted butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon

Rinse fish under cold water; drain well and pat dry with absorbent paper.
Sprinkle fish cavity generously with salt.
Combine in a bowl the shrimp, mushrooms, bread crumbs, celery, onion, parsley, salt, pepper, and thyme.
Gradually pour 1/4 cup melted butter over bread mixture, tossing lightly.
Lightly pile stuffing into fish.
Fasten with skewers and lace with cord.
Place fish in a greased shal low baking pan and brush with a mixture of the cider and 2 tablespoons melted butter.
Bake at 375°F, brushing occasionally with cider mixture, 25 to 30 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when pierced with a fork.
If desired, place fish under broiler 3 to 5 minutes.
Transfer to a heated platter and remove skewers and cord.
Garnish platter with sprigs of parsley.
Serve with scalloped potatoes and buttered French-style green beans.

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