Stuffed Baked Fish
|Whole fish||2 1⁄2 Pound (Ideally Whitefish, Pike, Red Snapper, Salmon, Lake Trout Or Bass)|
|Cooked brown rice/Regular rice||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Cut up dates/Cut up raisins||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sliced green onions||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Finely shredded lemon peel||1 Teaspoon|
|Ground cinnamon||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Butter/Margarine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted|
|Lemon juice||2 Tablespoon|
|Lemon||1 , cut into wedges|
Remove head from fish.
Mix rice, dates, onions, lemon peel, salt, cinnamon and turmeric.
Spoon rice mixture into cavity of fish.
Close opening with wooden picks or skewers; lace with string.
Place remaining rice mixture in greased casserole; cover and refrigerate.
Place in oven with fish the last 20 minutes of cooking.
Place fish in greased shallow roasting pan.
Mix margarine and lemon juice; brush fish with margarine mixture.
Cook uncovered in 350Â° oven, brushing occasionally with margarine mixture, until fish flakes easily with fork, about 1 hour.
Remove wooden picks and string.
Serve fish with lemon wedges.
Garnish with lemon roses and parsley if desired.
Note: To make lemon rose, cut thin slice from stem end of lemon.
Starting just above cut end, cut around lemon in a continuous motion to form a spiral of peel.
Carefully curl peel spiral to resemble a rose.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1942 Calories from Fat 603
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 68 g104.9%
Saturated Fat 29.4 g147.2%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%
Sodium 498.1 mg20.8%
Total Carbohydrates 142 g47.4%
Dietary Fiber 18.3 g73.2%
Sugars 52.7 g
Protein 185 g369.7%
Vitamin A 339.4% Vitamin C 144.8%
Calcium 283.8% Iron 318.3%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet