Planked Shad

Oxmoor House
6 servings


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Salt and pepper
1 (4- to 5-pound) dressed shad, filleted
1/4 cup butter or margarine, divided
3 cups mashed, cooked potatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Lemon slices


Sprinkle salt and pepper on both sides of each fillet. Place fillets, skin side down, in the center of a wooden plank or large ovenproof platter; dot with 2 tablespoons butter. Spoon potatoes around edges of fillets.

Broil fish and potatoes 5 to 6 inches from heating element 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and potatoes are lightly browned. Remove from oven, and dot fish with remaining butter. Sprinkle with parsley, and garnish with lemon slices. Serve immediately.

Created date

February 2010