Baked Sheepshead on Hoppin' John

Baked Sheepshead on Hoppin' JohnRecipe
Sheepshead is a local game fish. You may substitute any firm white fish.


Makes about 8 servings

Recipe from

Coastal Living


8 (6-ounce) sheepshead or grouper fillets (about 1 to 1 1/2 inches thick)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
Hoppin' John
Garnish: fresh basil sprigs


Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper; spread 2 tablespoons Lemon-Herb Butter on each fillet. Place fish on a lightly greased jellyroll pan. Bake at 400º for 10 to 12 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve over Hoppin' John. Garnish, if desired.