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Orange Rice Stuffed Perch

Ingredients
  Pan dressed perch 4 (Fresh)
  Chopped celery 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 2 Teaspoon
  Uncooked brown rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Grated orange peel 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Chopped parsley 1 Teaspoon
  Melted butter 2 Teaspoon
  Orange juice 2 Teaspoon
Directions

In a small frypan, saute- celery in butter until tender.
Stir in rice, water, orange peel, 1/2 cup orange juice, lemon juice, and salt.
Bring to a boil; cover and reduce heat.
Simmer until rice is tender, 15 to 20 minutes; stir in parsley.
Sprinkle fish cavities with salt; stuff each fish with about 1/2 cup rice mixture.
Skewer closed and place fish in a greased, shallow baking pan.
Combine the melted butter and 2 tablespoons orange juice; brush over fish.
Bake, uncovered, in a 350° oven about 30 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork.
Baste with butter and orange juice mixture while baking.

Recipe Summary

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

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