Stuffed Grouper (Lapu-Lapu Relleno) Recipe

Serves/Makes: 4 - 6

Ingredients:

  • 2 pounds grouper (lapu-lapu)
  • 2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
  • 2 cups diced cooked ham
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons tomato sauce
  • 1 cup stuffed green olives
  • Sprig of parsley for garnish
How to cook Stuffed Grouper (Lapu-Lapu Relleno):
  • Clean fish. Slit open at back and bone.
  • Stuff with alternating layers of egg and ham. Tie securely with a string.
  • Dredge in flour. Set aside in a baking pan.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F(180°C).
  • Heat the olive oil and saute the garlic until brown. Pour over the fish.
  • Bake the fish for about 7 minutes until half done, basting with pan oil occasionally.
  • Remove the pan from the oven and pour lemon juice and tomato sauce over it.
  • Return to oven and bake 15 minutes more.
  • Arrange on a platter and garnish with olives and parsley.
  • Serve the Lapu-Lapu Relleno hot.

Note:

The Stuffed Grouper (Lapu-Lapu Relleno) recipe very easy to prepare and so good!

Comments:

In the Philippines, the grouper is commonly known as Lapu-Lapu.
Fish substitution: any white fish, preferably sea bass (red snapper may also be substituted).

This recipe for Stuffed Grouper (Lapu-Lapu Relleno) serves/makes: 4 - 6

The Stuffed Grouper (Lapu-Lapu Relleno) recipe is adopted from The Philippine Cookbook by Reynaldo Alejandro.

Main Ingredient: Grouper (more Grouper recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)
Cuisine: Filipino (more Filipino recipes)

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