*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                  Baked Red Snapper With Ricotta Stuffing
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Seafood
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    3       lb           To 4 lb red snapper, striped
                         -bass or similar fish
                         Salt
    2       tb           Olive oil
                         -----STUFFING-----
      1/2   c            Celery -- chopped
      1/8   c            Olive oil
      3/4   c            Ricotta cheese
      1/2   ts           Salt
    2       tb           Lemon rind -- grated
      1/2   c            Onion -- chopped
    1       c            Dry bread crumbs
      1/4   c            Lemon -- diced and peeled
    1       t            Paprika
 
   Clean, wash and dry fish.  Sprinkle inside and out
   with salt.
   
   Prepare stuffing:
   Saute celery and onion in 1/4 cup olive oil until
   soft.  Remove from heat and combine with rest of
   stuffing ingredients, blending well.  Stuff fish
   loosely.  Close opening with small skewers or
   toothpicks.  Place in well-greased baking pan.  Brush
   with 2 tbsp. olive oil and bake in pre-heated 350
   degree oven for 40-60 minutes or until fish flakes
   easily with a fork.  Baste occassionally with
   drippings while fish is baking.
   
   Recipe By     : Gilda Latzky
  
 
 
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