BAKED FISH CREOLE

 

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups water
  • 1 1/2 cups uncooked white rice
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp hot pepper sauce
  • 1/2 cup chili sauce
  • 1 pound cod fillets
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 400F. 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake at 400F for 20 minutes or until fish is just cooked and flakes easily with a fork

Notes

Categories: Main Dish 
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