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Stuffed Rockfish

No recipe image available.Corn, raisins and walnuts infused with white wine and rum impart a sweetness to this Pacific fish. The whole fish is steamed on the grill for a tender, flavorful meal.

Recipe Ingredients:

12 ounces dry stuffing mix
1 cup loose-pack frozen corn kernels
1/2 cup golden raisins
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1/2 cup white wine
2 tablespoons rum
2 pounds whole rockfish*, cleaned and gutted
2 onion, peeled and sliced
2 orange, sliced

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine stuffing mix, corn, raisins, walnuts, wine and rum in a bowl; mix well. Let stand for 1 hour.
  2. Rinse fish and pat dry; place on a large sheet of aluminum foil. Spoon stuffing into cavity of fish. Layer half the onion and orange over stuffing; close fish and secure with skewers. Arrange remaining onion and orange over fish. Seal aluminum foil and make a slit to vent.
  3. Preheat grill.
  4. Cook fish over hot coals for 45 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve hot.

Makes 8 servings.

*Rockfish, also called Pacific snapper, is sold whole in large grocery stores and seafood markets. If rockfish is not available, substitute trout or other firm-fleshed white fish that is sold whole.