Baked Bass

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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1 (4-pound) dressed freshwater bass
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
1/4 cup orange juice
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/2 cup water
Lemon slices


Rinse fish thoroughly, and pat dry. Rub inside and outside of fish with oil. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper; place onion in cavity.

Place fish in an aluminum foil-lined 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan. Pour Worcestershire sauce and juices over fish. Add water to pan.

Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 30 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Baste fish frequently with pan drippings.

Transfer fish to a warm serving platter. Garnish with lemon slices.

Created date

February 2010