Catfish Caribbean

Course : Fish
Serves: 4
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2 tablespoons margarine -- low-fat
1/4 cup green pepper -- chopped
4 tablespoons chopped onion
1/4 cup toasted almonds -- chopped (optional)
1/2 cup fresh bread crumbs
1/4 teaspoon oregano
4 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1 tablespoon chopped coriander -- (or parsley)
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 fillets catfish fillets
2 cups water
2 cloves garlic -- crushed
1 piece bay leaf
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
4 pieces lime peel

Preparation / Directions:

Melt margarine in skillet. Add green pepper and 2 tablespoons onion. Sauté until onion is transparent. add almonds, bread crumbs, oregano, one tablespoon lime juice, coriander and salt; mix well. Spoon filling down center of each catfish fillet. Roll up and secure with toothpicks. In shallow baking pan, combine remaining 2 tablespoons onion, water, garlic, bay leaf, red pepper and remaining 3 tablespoons lime juice. Place catfish in pan. Bake 400F oven for 30-35 minutes, basting occasionally until catfish flakes easily. Remove catfish to serving platter. Garnish with strips of lime peel.

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