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Baja Fish And Rice Bake

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I had never tried a Baja Fish and rice bake before on a wrong assumption that I woule never like it. Oh! how wrong I was, because the Baja fish and Rice bake recipe is on the top of my favorites list now. Surprised? You won't be, once you try it out!
  Chopped onion 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Vegetable oil 3 Tablespoon
  Uncooked rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Stewed tomatoes 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), cut up with juice (Contadina)
  Lemon pepper seasoning 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground red pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Fish fillets 1 Pound
  Finely chopped parsley 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Cook and stir onion, celery and garlic in hot oil in large skillet over medium heat until vegetables are tender.
Add rice; cook and stir about 5 minutes or until rice browns slightly.
Add tomatoes with juice, lemon pepper, salt and ground red pepper.
Place fish fillets on bottom of 12 x 7 1/2 x 2 inch baking dish.
Spoon rice mixture over fish.
Cover with foil; bake in preheated 400°F oven for 45 to 50 minutes or until rice is tender and fish flakes with fork.
Allow to stand 5 minutes before serving.
Sprinkle with parsley.
Garnish with lemon slices, if desired.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 257 Calories from Fat 82

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g14.2%

Saturated Fat 0.99 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 50 mg16.7%

Sodium 579.7 mg24.2%

Total Carbohydrates 28 g9.3%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 9.6 g

Protein 17 g33.1%

Vitamin A 12.1% Vitamin C 27.6%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 10.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Baja Fish And Rice Bake Recipe