Baked Whole Bluefish with Bacon Recipe

Serves/Makes: 8 - 10


  • 1 (5 to 8 pounds) whole bluefish, cleaned
  • 1 medium yellow onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 small bunch fresh parsley, stems trimmed
  • 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 pound sliced bacon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
How to cook Baked Whole Bluefish with Bacon:
  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Finely dice 6 thick slices of bacon and thinly slice two lemons set both aside.
  • Lay a piece of heavy duty aluminum foil, 6 inches longer than the whole bluefish, on a work surface.
  • Sprinkle 2 teaspoons of coarse salt down the center of the foil, then lay half the lemon slices on the salt.
  • Scatter a handful of parsley and thyme sprigs and 1 sliced, peeled yellow onion on the herbs.
  • Cover the whole bluefish with the remaining bacon, then lemon slices. Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons coarse salt.
  • Cover with foil, rolling and crimping edges to seal.
  • Bake in oven for 30 minutes.

This recipe for Baked Whole Bluefish with Bacon serves/makes: 8 - 10

The Baked Whole Bluefish with Bacon recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Bluefish (more Bluefish recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)

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