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Crumb-Crusted Shad Marinara Recipe

Crumb-Crusted Shad Marinara   

Shad filet
2 c seasoned fine bread crumbs
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1/4 c olive oil

Marinara Sauce:
1 onion, minced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
6 very ripe tomatoes, chopped and seeded
1 bouquet garni: parsley stems, thyme, 2 bay leaves
1 tsp sugar
salt and pepper to taste
fresh chopped basil


Combine all ingredients for marinara sauce except fresh basil, and simmer for hour. Mix bread crumbs, olive oil, and oregano, together. Dip shad into bread crumb mixture. Sautee in hot oiled skillet until golden brown. Place hot marinara sauce on platter and sprinkle with fresh basil. Add sauteed shad on top of marinara. Sprinkle with additional fresh basil.

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