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Cape Whiting Elegante

6 Cape whiting fillets
1/4 c Olive oil
1 lg Chopped onion
2 Chopped garlic cloves
1 cn (16oz) tomatoes (chopped with can juices)
1 ts Saffron threads
2 c Uncooked rice
3 cn (13 3/4oz ea) chicken broth
1 pk (10 oz) peas
Salt & pepper
1 cn (11 oz) mandarin oranges drained
1 Jar (4oz) drained & diced pimiento


Heat olive oil in large skillet; saute' onion & garlic until golden. Stir in tomatoes, saffron & rice; stir over low heat 5 minutes. Stir in chicken broth; simmer 10 minutes or until rice is half cooked. Stir in peas & salt & pepper. Spoon rice & liquid into greased 2 quart casserole; set aside. Sprinkle fillets with salt & pepper; place, skin side down, on table & top with part of mandarin oranges & pimiento. Roll up fillets & place on rice in casserole, pushing rolls down into rice. Add more oranges & sprinkle top with remaining pimiento. Cover & bake in 375 oven for 30-35 minutes, or until rice is tender, & liquid is absorbed.