Robalo Stuffed with Seafood

Total Time:
1 hr 15 min
Prep:
45 min
Cook:
30 min

Yield:
8 to 10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 8 pounds fish fillet, robalo, red snapper, or grouper, skin removed
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 pound butter
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 12 1/2 cups chopped tomatoes
  • 1 3/4 cups olives
  • 1 1/3 cups diced jalapenos
  • 6 bay leaves
  • 3 teaspoons chopped Mexican thyme
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 pounds cooked shrimp
  • 2 pounds cooked crabmeat
  • 2 pounds cooked octopus
  • 6 cups mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 sliced red bell pepper, for garnish
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, leaves chopped, for garnish
  • 4 oranges, sliced, for garnish
  • Aluminum foil, to cover
Directions
  • On an oiled shallow baking sheet, lay the fish fillets out, forming one large fillet.

  • In a very large saucepan, add olive oil and butter. When hot add onions, tomatoes, olives, jalapenos, bay leaves, thyme, and parsley. Add shrimp, crab, and octopus. Cook 10 minutes. Chill completely.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  • Place stuffing down center of fish fillets, fold sides to cover filling. Cover with foil and bake for 10 minutes. Add layer of mayonnaise and broil 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Garnish with sliced red bell peppers, parsley, and orange slices.


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