Baked Stuffed Carp

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

Reprinted with permission,
Wisconsin DNR
Stock photo

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4 / 6
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

6 lb
dressed carp with head, tail, fins, skin and scales removed

STUFFING

1 qt
bread crumbs or cubes
3 Tbsp
minced onion
2 tsp
ground sage
3/4 tsp
salt
3/4 tsp
pepper
3/4 c
finely chopped celery
6 Tbsp
hot melted butter

Step-By-Step

1Score the fish to break down "Y" bones.
Mix all stuffing ingredients well until bread is moistened.
Stuff the fish.
2Place stuffed fish on aluminum foil in a baking dish in oven preheated to 500 F.
Let brown for 10 minutes, remove and cover carp with bacon slices.
Lower heat to 425 F and bake 35 minutes.
Add 5 minutes per pound for carp larger than 6 pounds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom