Seafood Stuffed Cod Fillets
Imitation crab meat can pinch the family budget. Try finely chopped cooked shrimp they work beautifully and cost much less. Or, purchase frozen king crab legs and shell them yourself.
1 cup bread crumbs
6 oz imitation crabmeat, flaked
1 cup thawed popcorn shrimp, chopped
3 green onions, chopped, divided
1 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
3/4 cup milk
4 cod fillets
4 Tbsp butter
1 clove garlic
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp paprika
Preheat oven to 400°F. Combine bread crumbs, crabmeat, shrimp, 2 tablespoons green onions, salt and cayenne in a medium bowl. Add milk; stir until mixture holds together.
Divide filling among fillets, spreading it over fish. Roll up fillets; secure with a toothpick. Grease a medium baking dish.
Arrange stuffed fillets in a baking dish. Bake until fish flakes easily and stuffing is hot, about 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, melt butter in a saucepan over medium-low heat; add garlic and remaining green onions. Saut� until tender, about 2 minutes. Add lemon juice. Top fish with sauce and paprika.
Save time by combining the stuffing ingredients in a food processor. Process until the mixture is very finely chopped and holds together.