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Baked Stuffed Fish

Amandamac's picture
Give me some of the other European dish and I will hate you, give me Baked Stuffed Fish and you have got a slave . There is not a single month when I don't serve this yummy Main Dish! You will be ever grateful to the European people for sharing this addictive Baked Stuffed Fish recipe with the world!. In my estimation, if one is a chef, one needs to have a personal recipe of Baked Stuffed Fish, just like I do.
  Red snapper/Striped bass, cod, haddock, bluefish, or whitefish 3 Pound, cleaned
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, chopped
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried thyme leaves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Bread cubes 1 Cup (16 tbs) (2 Slices)
  Bacon slices 3
  Pepper 1

1. Preheat oven to 400F.
2. Wash fish inside and out under cold running water. Drain well, sprinkle with salt and pepper and pat dry with paper towels.

3. Make stuffing in a medium skillet by melting hot butter in medium skillet. Add onion and celery and sauté until tender. This will take about 5 minutes.
4. Add the chopped parsley, 1/2 teaspoon salt, the thyme, and bread cubes; toss to mix well.
5. Spoon stuffing into cavity; close opening with skewers or wooden picks.
6. Place fish in large, greased roasting pan. Arrange bacon, not overlapping, lengthwise over top of fish; sprinkle with pepper. Bake 35 to 40 minutes, or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and bacon is crisp.

7. Set fish on a heated serving platter, garnish with lemon butter and salt and serve hot

Recipe Summary

Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 184 Calories from Fat 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.5%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g17.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 63 mg21%

Sodium 253.9 mg10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 4 g1.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.55 g2.2%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 27 g54.9%

Vitamin A 8.6% Vitamin C 8.2%

Calcium 7.6% Iron 6.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


alfred's picture
Do i cover the roasting pan when baking the fish?
Food.Sage's picture
You should not cover the fish for this recipe, it will be nice and crisp.
Baked Stuffed Fish Recipe