Baked Fish Creole

3.7
(38)

A meal in itself when served with a green salad.

1
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
50 mins
Servings:
4
Yield:
4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 3 cups water

  • 1 ½ cups uncooked white rice

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 2 cups milk

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • ½ teaspoon hot pepper sauce

  • ½ cup chili sauce

  • 1 pound cod fillets

  • 2 tomatoes, sliced

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C). Lightly butter a 9x13 inch baking dish. In a saucepan bring water to a boil. Add rice and stir. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  2. In a Dutch oven, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the onions and garlic. Cook until tender about 4 minutes. Add the celery and pepper. Cook for 3 minutes. Do not brown add the flour and stir well. Cook for 3 minutes.

  3. Stir in the milk and bring just to a boil. Season with salt, pepper and hot sauce. Stir in the chili sauce. Taste and adjust seasoning.

  4. Place rice into the bottom of the prepared pan. Arrange the fish fillets over the rice in a single layer. Place the sliced tomatoes over the fish and pour the sauce over the top.

  5. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 20 minutes or until fish is just cooked and flakes easily with a fork.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

595 Calories
16g Fat
80g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 595
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 9g 46%
Cholesterol 81mg 27%
Sodium 823mg 36%
Total Carbohydrate 80g 29%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 53mg 264%
Calcium 203mg 16%
Iron 4mg 22%
Potassium 1030mg 22%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.