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Crab Stuffed Flounder

1 small onion
1/4 cup chopped celery
1/4 cup chopped sweet pepper (red)
1/2 stick butter
1/4 lb. Crab Meat, flaked
1/2 cup soft bread crumbs
3 tsp. lemon juice
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
Few drops liquid red pepper seasoning
4 small Flounder Fillets

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F . Butter small shallow baking dish. Saute onion, celery, red pepper in 2 tablespoons butter until soft. Mix in Crab Meat, bread crumbs, 1 teaspoon lemon juice, salt and red pepper seasoning. Place Fillets skin side up. Mound Crab Meat mixture in center of fish. Over lap ends of fillet over top of stuffing, fasten with toothpicks. Place in prepared dish.

Melt remaining 2 tablespoons butter in small saucepan. Stir in lemon juice, pour over fish. Sprinkle with paprika. Bake 8-10 minutes or until fish flakes when pierced with fork.