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                                BALUK PLAKKI
 
 Recipe By     : Jewish Cookery by Leah H. Leonard
 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Israeli Cooking
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3      pounds        cleaned fish
                         --any firm-fleshed fish can be used
      1/2  cup           oil
                         --can use vegetable shortening or butter
                         salt to taste
    2      large         onions
    4      large         tomatoes
                         --or 1 cup canned tomatoes, strained
    1      cup           boiling water
                         parsley and/or fresh mint
                         lemon wedges -- optional
 
 Prepare the fish as for broiling. Rub inside and outside with oil and salt ligh
 tly.  Broil under low heat turbing when inner side is brown, then brown outer s
 ide.  Place the fish in a long baking dish, cover with sliced onions and tomato
 es. Sprinkle lightly with salt and bake 20 minutes at 400°F. Then add 1 cup boil
 ing water and baste.  Bake 5 to 10 minutes longer. Serve either hot or cold, ga
 rnished with parsely and/or fresh mint.  Wedges of lemon may be added.
 
 Jewish Cookery by Leah H. Leonard
 Crown Publishers, 1986.
 
 Formatted by Andi <frog@digiscape.comt>, 3/12/98
 
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