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Baked Bluefish

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"A baked bluefish recipe which surrounds the palate with bluefish flavor but not the fat or typically strong bluefish odor. This fish tastes delicious served over cooked rice, egg noodles or on a tossed salad."
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1 h 30 m servings 554
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  1. Preheat oven to 500 degrees F (260 degrees C).
  2. Trim all of the dark meat from the fillets. Rinse in cold water, dry and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Combine stuffing mix with boiling water and 1/2 cup melted butter.
  3. Cover a baking sheet with a lightly greased double thickness of aluminum foil. Spread stuffing mixture on top of foil. Place fillets on top of stuffing. Brush fillets with 2 tablespoons melted butter and sprinkle with minced onions. Top with dill springs and crimp together edges of tin foil to seal.
  4. Bake on center self of preheated oven for 10 minutes, reduce oven temperature to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) and bake for an additional 60 minutes.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 554 calories; 28.5 29.7 42.4 163 846 Full nutrition

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I had been told that Bluefish would be very "fishy" but this recipe was enjoyed by my entire family (including my 12 year old twins). It was quick and easy, which is the best thing for a single ...

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I love Bluefish, but this recipe was horrible!! All you can taste is the stuffing mix and onions. There is no way to make it better.

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I had been told that Bluefish would be very "fishy" but this recipe was enjoyed by my entire family (including my 12 year old twins). It was quick and easy, which is the best thing for a single ...

I made this recipe for my parents and grandparents. It was fantastic. We all thought that 70 minutes to cook was too much, so we cooked it for 10 minutes at 500 degrees with the foil covering it...

My husband loves to catch Bluefish but hates to eat it. "Too Fishy" he says. But I tried it this way and he Loved it! So did my two young children. Great Job.

My neighbor gave me about 5 pounds of Bluefish fillets and I used your recipe.My 3 sons,neighbor,wife,And I enjoyed the Blues very much.

We caught 16 Bluefish on a charter boat. Most of us don't like to eat bluefish (too strong) but this recipe was great! Everyone had 2nd's and the only thing different was we substituted fresh ...

This was a great recipe for bluefish. I changed the quantities of butter to Promise spread for cholesterol reasons, and I didn't even miss the butter. There is just the right amount of dill to...

I had heard a lot about blue fish and was afraid I would not like it. This recipe rocks. Make sure to remove the dark meat. Also cut back on the time somewhat or it will be a little dry. Other t...

We all loved it! I used a large bag of stuffing and a little extra hot water. It was delicious. I did listen to the other reviewers and trimmed all the dark brown meat off the fillets. What ...

This was great. I used dried dill weed in place of fresh. My family is looking forward to having this again.