Serves: 6



  1. Boil shad (without the roe) in water and vinegar with seasonings for 20 minutes. Drain off the water.
  2. Put shad in a heavy, tightly covered roaster and bake in 200 degree oven for 5–6 hours. Add roe and about 1 qt. Water 30 minutes before the shad is done.
  3. Put strips of bacon across shad and brown under broiler (to minimum 155 degrees) before serving.


  • Seafood Recipes by the South Carolina Department of Agriculture, public domain government resource—original source of recipe

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