Porgies Baked With Tomatoes
|Porgies||4 Pound, dressed (Four 1 Pound Each)|
|Onion||1 Small, chopped|
|Olive oil||3 Tablespoon|
|Water||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Buttered cracker crumbs||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
Wipe fish with damp cloth and sprinkle lightly inside and out with salt.
Saute onion in the oil for 3 minutes.
Add basil, bay leaf, pepper, and 1/4 teaspoon salt.
Si mmer for 2 minutes.
Arrange fish in shallow baking dish and pour hot onion mixture over top.
Arrange tomatoes around fish.
Add the water.
Bake in preheated moderate oven (350°F.) for about 30 minutes.
About 10 minutes before fish are done, sprinkle tomatoes with the cracker crumbs.
When done, garnish with parsley.