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Catholic Recipe: Paprika Fish


  • 1-1/2 pounds whitefish in 1-1/2-inch chunks
  • 1-1/2 pounds bluefish in 1-1/2-inch chunks
  • 3 large onions, minced
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 small green pepper, sliced
  • salt water to marinate fish


Serves: 4

Prep Time: 2 hours

Difficulty: • •

Cost: n/a

For Ages:15+

Origin: Hungary


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Also Called: Halpaprikas


Soak fish 1 hour in salted water, drain. Fry onions in butter in deep saucepan until golden brown. Add paprika, fish, green pepper, water to cover. Simmer 35 minutes without stirring. Remove fish chunks. Strain liquid; use as sauce over fish. Serve immediately. Yield, 4 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965