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Baked Shad

  • 1 good sized shad
  • Salt
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Bread
  • Pepper
  • Thyme or parsley
  • Celery seed
  • Onion, chopped
  • 3 ounces butter
  • 1 pint water
  • Flour
Open the shad down the back, rinse it clean well and salt it. Wipe dry. Rub inside and out with a little cayenne pepper.

Prepare a stuffing of bread seasoned with pepper, salt, thyme or parsley, celery seed, a little chopped onion and 1 ounce of butter. Stuff the fish with the mixture.

Tie up the fish and put in a baking pan with water and 2 ounces of butter. Sprinkle with flour and baste well. Bake slowly at 300°F for about an hour and a half.
Submitted by Tess M Nov 1, 2009 15 min 30 min 45 min
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