- 6 (1/2-pound) dressed freshwater bass
- 1/2 cup cornmeal
- 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
- 1 1/2 teaspoons paprika
- 6 slices bacon
- 3 tomatoes, peeled and each cut into 6 wedges
How to Make It
Rinse fish in cold water, and pat dry.
Combine cornmeal, salt, and paprika in a medium mixing bowl; dredge fish in cornmeal mixture. Place fish in a greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking pan. Place bacon on top of fish.
Bake, uncovered, at 425° for 20 minutes. Remove from oven; place tomatoes around fish. Broil 5 inches from heating element 4 minutes or until tomatoes are tender. Serve immediately.