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This Cajun-style fish is stuffed with crab and shrimp and is a hearty, flavorful dinner for seafood lovers.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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Recipe Summary

prep:
25 mins
bake:
20 mins at 400°
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a 10-inch skillet cook bread crumbs in the butter or margarine over medium heat until golden brown and crisp. Remove crumbs to mixing bowl.

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  • In the same skillet melt butter or margarine. Add green onions, celery, green pepper, and garlic. Cook over medium heat until vegetables are tender. Add vegetables to bread crumbs.

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  • Stir chopped shrimp, crab meat, parsley, salt, red pepper, and black pepper into bread mixture.

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  • Rinse fish and pat dry. To cut a pocket, place flounder on a board, dark side up. Make a slit in the center of fish, cutting lengthwise along backbone. Cut a pocket on both sides of first cut.

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  • Stuff fish loosely with bread mixture. Place fish in a greased 15-1/2 x 10-1/2 x 2-inch baking dish. Brush fish with butter. Bake in a 400 degree F oven about 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Transfer fish to a serving platter. Garnish the cooked fish with lime slices and green onion, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Tips

To serve stuffed flounder, cut crosswise across the top of the fish and stuffing to the backbone. Then, holding the knife horizontally, cut around outside edge of fish. With a spatula, lift off the meat and stuffing. To remove backbone, slide a knife under backbone, starting at tail, and lift if away from fish. Use a fork to help lift bone. Cut fish into serving-size pieces and serve with stuffing.

Nutrition Facts

470 calories; total fat 28g; saturated fat 16g; cholesterol 285mg; sodium 889mg; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 1g; protein 43g; vitamin a 1361IU; vitamin c 25mg; calcium 121mg; iron 3mg.

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