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                                   BLAFF
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    4       ea           1 pound firm white fish
                         -scaled, cleaned & cut
                         -lengthwise in halves
                         -OR ...
    4       ea           10 oz fish steaks, about
                         -1 thick
    5       c            Water
    1                    Lime, juice of
    2       ts           Salt
      2/3   c            Minced scallions
    4                    Cloves garlic, minced
    1                    Chili pepper (any hot
                         -pepper, up to ...
    2                    Chili peppers
    2       tb           Minced fresh parsley
    4                    Allspice berries
    1       t            Minced fresh thyme, OR...
      1/2   ts           Dry thyme
 
   Place fish in a glass of china dish.  In another bowl, combine
   2 cups of water, the lime juice, 1 1/2 t salt, and 1 T scallions.
   Pour the marinade over the fish, and marinate in the refrigerator
   for 1 hour.  Drain the fish and discard the marinade.  Place the
   remaining scallions, garlic, chili peppers, and parsley into a
   heavy pot (preferable cast iron).  With a wooden spoon, mash the
   mixture to extract the juices.  Add the remaining 3 cups of
   water, allspice berries, and thyme.  Cover the pot and place on
   high heat.  Bring to a boil.  Reduce heat and simmer for about 5
   minutes.  Add remaining 1/2 t salt and the fish to the broth.
   Cover and bring to boil again.  Reduce heat and simmer for about
   10 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.  With a
   slotted spoon, transfer the fish onto heated dinner plates.  Boil
   the liquid on high heat for 2 to 3 minutes and spoon over the
   fish.  Garnish with lime quarters.
  
 
 
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