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Grouper With Spanish Sauce

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 medium-size green pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can whole tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (8-ounce) can tomato sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground oregano
  • 1 bay leaf, crushed
  • 1 (2-pound) grouper fillet
  • 1/4 cup fine, dry breadcrumbs
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • Hot cooked rice

How to Make It

  1. Sauté onion, green pepper, and garlic in olive oil in a large skillet; add tomatoes, tomato sauce, lime juice, Worcestershire sauce, salt, pepper, oregano, and bay leaf, stirring well. Simmer, uncovered, 45 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  2. Place fish in a lightly greased 13- x 9- x 2-inch baking dish, and cover with tomato mixture. Bake at 450° for 10 minutes; remove from oven.

  3. Sprinkle with breadcrumbs, and dot with butter; bake an additional 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve immediately over rice.

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