KosherEye is sharing our preferred basic frozen fish loaf recipe, using A&B Famous Gefilte Fish, along with several toppings and garnishes. Just start with the basic gefilte fish recipe,top with one of three toppings and bake. Choose from one of three sauces and serve. All are Passover friendly.
Basic KosherEye Baked Gefilte Fish Recipe
1 22-ounce Gefilte Fish Loaf, frozen
Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
Remove all wrappings from frozen fish, including parchment. For easy parchment removal, let fish sit at room temperature about 5-10 minutes.
Place frozen fish in a glass baking dish; Add 1-inch of water.
Then choose one of the following topping preparations, cover dish with foil and bake for 1-1/2 hours.
Drain liquid. Refrigerate fish and vegetables until cold. This is best made day before. Slice and serve.
Yield: Makes approximately 10-13 slices
Southwestern Gefilte Fish:
Roughly chop 1 tomato, 1 green pepper, 1 onion
Optional: mix vegetables with 1 teaspoon minced cilantro
Top fish with vegetables and proceed as above
Mango Salsa Gefilte Fish:
Roughly chop 1 tomato, 1 peeled and chopped mango, 1 sweet onion, and proceed as above. When serving, top with additional slices of mango
Marinara Gefilte Fish*:
2 cups of fresh chopped vegetables such as onion, carrots, red and green bell pepper, squash, eggplant, mushrooms
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1 jar or homemade (16 ounces) Marinara sauce
Sauté vegetables in olive oil just until softened a bit. Add 1 jar of Marinara sauce; bring to boil.
Cool sauce slightly. Place frozen fish loaves in baking dish. Pour warm sauce over fish.
Cover baking dish with foil. Bake 1 and 1/4 hours at 350 degrees
Turn off oven and let fish remain in oven for 1/2 hour additional. Drain, but set vegetables aside.
Chill. When ready to serve, slice fish and top with cooked vegetables
On the side: These sauces work well with basic Gefilte fish recipes
Each serves about 15-20 as a topping or garnish
Garlic Horseradish Sauce – Horseradish up a notch!
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup prepared white horseradish
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1 cup mayonnaise
Combine in processor or with whisk and serve chilled
Horseradish Ketchup – So simple, and a family favorite.
1/3 cup ketchup
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 9-ounce jar creamy horseradish sauce such as Gold’s (For milder sauce, use less)
Whisk ingredients together, and serve chilled
Beet Horseradish Sauce – Delicious textured combination of flavors
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1/3 cup horseradish
1 teaspoon lemon
Preheat oven to 400. Wrap beets in parchment and then foil, place in baking dish and bake 1 hour until tender. When cool, peel and coarsely grate beets.Combine with remainder of ingredients. Serve chilled
Recipes: Fish, Gefilte Fish, Parve, Kosher, Passover Friendly