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Baked Bass

Yield 4 servings


  • 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

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

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

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