Louisiana Baked Bluefish
|Bluefish||4 1⁄2 Pound|
|Tomato juice||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Creole sauce||4 Tablespoon|
|Fine fresh bread crumbs||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Finely chopped onion||1 Tablespoon|
|Melted butter||2 Tablespoon|
|Salad oil||1 Tablespoon|
Have fish cleaned, leaving head and tail intact.
Lay fish in a shallow, well oiled baking pan, rub the skin with oil, and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
Scatter onion over the fish, then add tomato juice to pan.
Bake in a preheated 350° oven for 30 minutes, basting occasionally with the tomato juice.
Remove from oven and pour Creole Sauce over fish.
Mix bread crumbs with melted butter and sprinkle on top.
Slide fish under a preheated broiler, 4 inches from tip of flame, and broil until browned.