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                      BAKED FISH WITH ALMOND STUFFING
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Fish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    5 1/2   lb           Whole bass or red snapper
                         -cleaned and washed
      1/4   c            Chopped onion
    2       tb           Butter
    3       c            Soft bread crumbs
      1/2   c            Chopped celery
      1/2   c            Chopped green onion
      1/2   c            Chopped and toasted almonds
    3                    Eggs, lightly beaten
    2       tb           Chopped fresh parsley
    1       t            Dried tarragon
    8       tb           Butter
                         Salt and fresh ground pepper
 
   Preheat oven to 400°/ Saute onion in 2 Tablespoons
   butter until soft Add bread crumbs, celery, green
   pepper, almonds, eggs, parsley and tarragon and mix
   well.  Stuff cavity of fish with mixture and sew shut.
   Melt 8 Tablespoons butter, line a large shallow baking
   dish with foil, and pour a little melted butter over
   the bottom.  Place fish on the foil and sprinkle with
   salt and pepper.  Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes,
   basting frequently with remaining melted butter, or
   until fish flakes easily with a fork. Do not overcook
  
 
 
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