Baked Stuffed Flounder

1/2 cup Chopped Celery
1/2 cup Chopped Green Onions
1 Clove; Minced Garlic
1 stick Butter (1/4 lb)
1-1/2 cups Moistened Cubes of Bread
1/2 lb Chopped Boiled Shrimp
1/2 lb Crab Meat
2 tbs Chopped Parsley
1 Slightly Beaten Egg
Salt, Pepper and Cayenne Pepper
4 Medium Size Flounders

*** Sauté celery, onion and garlic in 1/2 of butter over low heat. Add bread, shrimp, crabmeat, parsley and egg; mix well. Season with salt, black pepper and cayenne. Split thick side of flounder, lengthwise and crosswise, and loosen meat from bone of fish to form a pocket for stuffing. Brush well with melted butter; salt and pepper, and stuff pocket.

To Bake:
*** Melt remaining butter in a shallow baking pan. Place fish in pan; do not overlap. Cover and bake in 375F oven for 25 minutes, or until fish flakes very easily with a fork. Remove cover; bake another 5 minutes.

Yield: 4 Servings

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana