Fish Steaks or Fillets with Spanish Sauce

This sauce is also good with spaghetti, omelets, croquettes, meat loaf, hamburgers, etc.



  • Fish
  • Milk
  • Dried bread crumbs
  • Black pepper
  • Vegetable oil
  • Lemon and parsley

Spanish Sauce

  • 1 cup sliced onion
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 1/2 cups canned tomatoes or juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 diced, seeded green bell pepper
  • Dash of black pepper
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 6 tablespoons water


  1. Fish: Dip each piece of fish in milk. Roll each piece in sifted, dried bread crumbs to which black pepper has been added.
  2. Place fish in shallow, greased baking dish and brush generously with oil. You may put strips of bacon over the fish if desired.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees F until easily pierced and flaked with a fork.
  4. Serve from hot platter, garnished with lemon and parsley.
  5. Add Spanish Sauce.
  6. Spanish Sauce: Sauté onions in oil until tender.
  7. Add remaining ingredients, except flour and water, and cover and simmer 30 minutes. Thicken with flour mixed to a smooth paste with water.
  8. Remove the bay leaf and cloves, and serve over fish.

Makes about 2 cups sauce.