Baked Whitings with Cucumbers Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 4 whole whitings (about 1/2 pound each), dressed
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 small yellow onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
How to cook Baked Whitings with Cucumbers:
  • Preheat oven to 375°F (190°C).
  • Wash the whitings, dry them with paper toweling and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Place them in a buttered 13x9x 2-inch baking dish and cover with the onion.
  • Slice the cucumbers in half lengthwise, scoop out the seeds with a spoon, then cut the halves into 1/2-inch slices. Scatter the cucumbers around the fish. Sprinkle the fish and cucumbers with the dill, and dot with the butter.
  • Bake, uncovered, for 10 minutes. Pour the cream around the fish, and continue to bake, uncovered, for 10 more minutes, or until done. To check for doneness, a knife along the backbone at the thickest part of the fish. When the flesh separates easily from the bone, it is done.
  • Remove the fish to a warm platter, surround the cucumbers, and pour the sauce over all. Serve with the Baked Whitings with Cucumbers buttered rice.

Notes:

The Baked Whitings with Cucumbers recipe easy to cook and so good! Crisp-tender cucumbers, a touch of dill, and a bit of rich cream are ideal accompaniments for delicate whitings (also known as silver hake).

Tip:

Substitute sole, flounder, halibut, cod or haddock fillets for the whiting.

This recipe for Baked Whitings with Cucumbers serves/makes: 4 servings

The Baked Whitings with Cucumbers recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Various Fish (more Various Fish recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)

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