How to cook Baked Whitings with Cucumbers
- 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
- 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.
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).
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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
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Preparation Method: Baked