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Stuffed Whole Fish

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Ingredients
  Whole sea bass/Cod / haddock 3 Pound, dressed and boned
  Onion 1 Large, chopped to make 1 cup
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Sage leaf 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crumbled
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  White bread slice 6 , cubed
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Lemon juice 2 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Rinse fish thoroughly in cold water
2. Drain and pat dry with paper toweling.
3. Grease a large baking dish with butter.
4. Preheat the oven to 350°F.

MAKING
5. In a frying pan, melt 4 tablespoons butter or margarine.
6. Add and sauté onion until soft
7. Stir in sage and 1 teaspoon of the salt.
8. Add and toss bread cubes then take pan off heat.
9. Stir in egg and blend in
10. Stuff the fish cavity with this filling and place in the greased baking dish.
11. Make sauce by melt remaining butter or margarine in sauce pan and seasoning it with salt, lemon juice, and pepper.
12. Brush fish generously with the lemon butter.
13. Bake in preheated oven for 1 hour until fish is flaky, basting it several times with remaining lemon butter.

SERVING
14. Carefully transfer fish to a heated serving platter and drizzle butter from dish over the fish.
15. Garnish with lemon wedges and parsley, if you wish.
16. Accompany fish with hollandaise or egg sauce if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Asian
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Party
Servings: 
8

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