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                 BAKED RED SNAPPER WITH SOUR CREAM STUFFING
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Fish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----FISH-----
    4       lb           Red snapper -- dressed
    1 1/2   ts           Salt
                         Pepper
    2       tb           Butter
                         -----STUFFING-----
      3/4   c            Onion -- chopped
      1/4   c            Butter -- melted (or oil)
      1/2   c            Sour cream
      1/4   c            Lemon -- diced, peeled
    1       t            Paprika
      1/2   c            Celery -- chopped
    1       qt           Dry bread crumbs
      1/2   ts           Dill
    2       tb           Grated lemon rind
    1       t            Salt
 
   Stuffing: Cook celery and onion in butter or oil until
   tender. Mix sour cream and dill then combine all
   ingredients and mix thoroughly. Makes about one quart
   stuffing.
   
   Fish: Clean, wash and dry fish. Sprinkle inside and
   out with salt and pepper. Stuff fish loosely.  Close
   opening with toothpicks.  Place fish in well greased
   baking pan.  Brush with melted butter or oil. Bake in
   moderate oven at 350 degrees for 50 to 60 minutes or
   until fish flakes easily. Baste occasionally with
   butter or oil.
   
   Serves 6.
   
   SOURCE: 1979 New Orleans Times-Picayune Recipe Contest
   Cookbook Typed for you by Nancy Coleman
  
 
 
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