Shrimp stuffed baked pike

Yield: 1 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1 \N Cleaned Pike (4-5 lb)
¾ teaspoon Salt
¾ teaspoon White pepper
¾ teaspoon Paprika
¼ teaspoon Ginger
2 cups Chopped tomatoes (fresh)
1 cup Water or clam juice
½ cup Chopped onion
3 \N Cloves
1 \N Bay leaf
3 tablespoons Sweet butter
2 tablespoons Flour
4 \N Strips lean bacon

Season fish inside & out with salt, pepper, paprika & ginger. Stuff fish & sew closed. Cook together tomatoes, water, onion, cloves & bay leaf in med size saucepan for 20 minutes. Melt butter; blend in flour & cook, stirring, over low heat until thick & smooth. Mix butter-flour with tomato mixture; cook 10 minutes then strain. Place fish in shallow roasting pan; lay bacon over fish & top with half the tomato sauce. Bake in 325 oven for 1 hour, basting during baking.

Serve remaining sauce with fish.


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