Baked Stuffed Fish

Looking for a seafood dish? Then check out this baked stuffed fish recipe that’s perfect for a dinner.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 1 hr 5 min
  • ingredients 10
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

Stuffing

1/4
cup margarine or butter
1/4
cup chopped celery
2
tablespoons chopped onion
2
cups soft bread cubes
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1/8
teaspoon pepper

Fish

1
(2 to 3-lb.) dressed whole fish*
1/2
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, melted

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease shallow roasting pan. Melt 1/4 cup margarine in medium skillet over medium heat. Add celery and onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in all remaining stuffing ingredients.
  • 2 Sprinkle inside of fish with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Fill opening with stuffing. Secure edges of fish together with skewers or toothpicks. Place in greased pan; brush with melted margarine.
  • 3 Bake at 400°F. for 45 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, basting occasionally with margarine. Remove skewers before serving. To serve, cut into sections by slicing through backbone.
  • 1 Heat oven to 400°F. Grease shallow roasting pan. Melt 1/4 cup margarine in medium skillet over medium heat. Add celery and onion; cook and stir until tender. Stir in all remaining stuffing ingredients.
  • 2 Sprinkle inside of fish with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Fill opening with stuffing. Secure edges of fish together with skewers or toothpicks. Place in greased pan; brush with melted margarine.
  • 3 Bake at 400°F. for 45 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork, basting occasionally with margarine. Remove skewers before serving. To serve, cut into sections by slicing through backbone.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

* Smaller fish can also be stuffed. Allow 1/2 cup stuffing per 12 to 16-oz. fish.

Baked Crab-Stuffed Fish: Add 1/2 cup cooked crabmeat with bread cubes. Baked Dill-Stuffed Fish: Add 1/4 cup chopped dill pickle or 1/4 teaspoon dried dill weed with bread cubes. Baked Lemon-Stuffed Fish: Add 2 teaspoons grated lemon peel and 2 tablespoons lemon juice with bread cubes. Baked Mushroom-Stuffed Fish: Cook 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms with celery and onion. Baked Shrimp-Stuffed Fish: Add 1/2 cup cooked shrimp with bread cubes.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
340
(
Calories from Fat
160),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
18g
18%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
520mg
520%;
Total Carbohydrate
7g
7%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
  Sugars
1g
1%
),
Protein
37g
37%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
4%;
Calcium
15%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 5 Very Lean Meat; 3 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.