Baked Whole Fish

Recipe by Bev I Am
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 2-4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak the fish in cold, salted water for 15-30 minutes; drain and dry slightly.
  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Season cavity with lemon slices, celery, onion, salt, and pepper and 2 TBS lemon juice.
  • Close the fish and place bacon strips on top or around fish.
  • Sprinkle with salt, pepper, onion salt and remainder of lemon juice.
  • Cover with pats of butter and bake until flesh is white and flakes apart with fork (about 30 minutes for a 2 1/2 pound fish or 40-45 minutes for a 3 pounder).
  • the fish may be broiled at the end to brown the bacon.
  • Cut into 1 1/2 inch wide sections and serve with lemon wedges.
  • Serves 2-4, depending on size of fish.
  • Note: Other vegetables such as potatoes and tomatoes may be cooked with the fish if desired.
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