Fishtastic in a Flash

Carole Davis


I was 12 the first time I made this recipe. I was on vacation with my parents at the Jersey Shore and I spotted this recipe in the NY Times food section on Sunday. Over the years it has changed and improved. Enjoy


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20 Min
20 Min


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  • 1 3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • 1 box
    stove top for pork
  • 1 can(s)
    chopped clams (i use gorton's)
  • 6 dash(es)
    hot sauce
  • 2 - 4
    fish fillets(light flaky fish ie. tilapia, flounder, sole)
  • 1 jar(s)
    sliced mushrooms(2 to 4 oz.)
  • 2 stalk(s)
    celery sliced
  • 2 stalk(s)
    green onions sliced
  • 1 large
    lemon sliced
  • 2 - 4 Tbsp
    butter cut in pats

How to Make Fishtastic in a Flash


  1. Preheat oven to 400*F
  2. Boil chicken broth and butter over medium high heat. Add stuffing mix and stir and remove from heat let stand 5 min.
  3. Add clams and hot sauce to stuffing and fluff.
  4. Season fillets with black pepper and garlic powder. Cut a square of foil and place shiny side down. Place 1/2 cup of the stuffing on the foil and cover with the seasoned fillet.
  5. Top the fillet with the celery, onion and mushroom mixture. Place 3 lemon slices on top and squeeze the juice from one end over the top. Place 1 TBL. of butter on top and seal packet.
  6. Repeat until you have made 2 to 4 packets. Bake in the oven 20min. Check to see that the fillet is flaky and serve immediately.

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About Fishtastic in a Flash

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

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