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Saucy Fish Fillets

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Saucy fish fillets are made microwaved whitefish fillets cooked with a fruity sauce. The whitefish fillets are prepared with a butter and paprika seasoning. Served with a lightly cooked sauce with pineapple juice, chicken bouillon and vinegar spiced with added ginger and cayenne, the saucy fish fillets are good to go for a quick and appetizing meal.
Ingredients
  Canned pineapple tidbits 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Cider vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Instant chicken bouillon granules 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cayenne pepper 1 Pinch
  Green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Water chestnuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), sliced
  Fish fillets 4 (About 1/2 Inch Thick)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Cracker crumbs 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Paprika To Taste
Directions

Microwave: Drain pineapple; reserve juice.
To make sauce, add enough water to juice to make 2/3 cup liquid.
In 1 1/2-quart microwave-safe bowl, whisk together juice mixture, vinegar, sugar, cornstarch, bouillon, ginger and cayenne.
Microwave on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until sauce is thickened and clear, whisking after 2 minutes to prevent lumps.
Stir in onions, water chestnuts and pineapple.
Set aside.
Arrange fish fillets in 12x8x2-inch microwave-safe dish with thickest areas to outside edges of dish.
Drizzle with butter; sprinkle with cracker crumbs and paprika.
Cover with waxed paper.
Microwave on HIGH 5 to 9 minutes, rotating dish after 3 minutes.
Fish is done when thin areas flake easily with fork and thick areas are fork-tender.
Let fish stand 2 to 3 minutes; serve with sauce.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Fish

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