Baked red snapper with ricotta stuffing

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
3 pounds To 4 lb red snapper, striped bass or similar fish
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2 tablespoons Olive oil
½ cup Celery -- chopped
⅛ cup Olive oil
¾ cup Ricotta cheese
½ teaspoon Salt
2 tablespoons Lemon rind -- grated
½ cup Onion -- chopped
1 cup Dry bread crumbs
¼ cup Lemon -- diced and peeled
1 teaspoon Paprika

STUFFING

Clean, wash and dry fish. Sprinkle inside and out with salt.

Prepare stuffing: Saute celery and onion in ¼ 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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