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Enjoy this modern recipe for Baked Shad. 


  • 2 1/4 pound shad
  • Sauce
  • 10 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 pound butter, melted
  • 1/2 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 tablespoon vinegar
  • Juice of 1/2 large lemon
  • Directions

    Mix Worcestershire sauce, melted butter, salt, pepper, mustard, vinegar, and lemon juice. Heat and use to baste shad. Split shad. Place skin side down in a pan. Cook 15 minutes per pound (35 minutes total for 2¼ pound shad) in a 375-degree oven, basting with sauce every 5 minutes. 

    Serves 4 to 6

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