Whitefish With Orange Rice Stuffing

Total Time
1hr
Prep 30 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is very falvorful and gives the fish a lovely orange flavor. Becareful not to use older oranges as the zest tends to be a bit more bitter. Also be careful not to get any of the pith. If you want a bit of a sweeter taste you can substitute a table spoon of lemon juice for orange juice.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Clean fish, removing scales and fins.
  2. Remove head and tail and wash and dry fish.
  3. Sprinkle inside with salt.
  4. Prepare stuffing: Melt ¼ cup butter in medium saucepan.
  5. Add celery, onion, and orange rind and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  6. Add salt, orange, and lemon juice and ¾ cup water.
  7. Bring to a rolling boil and add rice.
  8. Stir, cover and remove from heat; let stand 5 minutes.
  9. Stuff fish loosely and fasten opening with small skewers or toothpicks and lace with string.
  10. Place fish on a greased baking dish and brush with melted butter.
  11. Measure stuffed fish at the thickest part and bake in 450F oven for 10 minutes per inch of thickness.

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