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Catholic Recipe: Broiled Shad

    INGREDIENTS

  • Shad, boned
  • salt
  • pepper
  • 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • Details

  • Prep Time: 45 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin:

Large whole fish may be broiled or grilled, indoors or out. Brush liberally with butter and wrap in two thicknesses of heavy duty aluminum foil. Keep surface of fish 4 inches away from source of heat, and broil, without turning, until the flesh flakes easily — about 20 to 25 minutes.

DIRECTIONS

Preheat broiler 10 minutes. Have shad boned at market and head and tail removed. Cut into 4 to 6 serving-size pieces. Arrange, skin side down, on lightly greased broiler pan. Season with salt and pepper. Combine 1/4 cup melted butter or margarine and 1 tablespoon. lemon juice; brush fish with this mixture. Broil, with top of fish 2 inches below heat, 8 to 10 minutes, basting occasionally with butter mixture.

Recipe Source: Cook's Blessings, The by Demetria Taylor, Random House, New York, 1965
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