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Fish Veracruz

Fish Veracruz
Makes:
8
Prep Time:
15
minutes
Total Time:
50
minutes
Dairy Free
based on
3 reviews
Fish Veracruz is a traditional recipe from southern Mexico. You'll enjoy the deep flavors in this spicy tomato sauce. Serve with cilantro and lime wedges.

Ingredients:

  • FISH
  • 8 (about 1 1/2 pounds total) red snapper or halibut fillets
  • 1/2 cup (about 4 limes) fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • SAUCE
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapeños
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)
  • Lime wedges (optional)

Directions:

FOR FISH:
ARRANGE
fish in 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with lime juice and salt. Cover; refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.

FOR SAUCE:
HEAT
oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add wine; cook for 1 minute.

STIR in salsa, tomato sauce, jalapeños, olives and capers. Bring to a boil. Place fish in sauce. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with cilantro and lime wedges.


Reviews:

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    Good Fish

    Earl Walker from Chicago, Il

    This was an excellent recipie. Everyone in the family (except my youngest daughter who thought it was a little too spicy) enjoyed it immensly. I really liked cooking fish in the house without the house smelling like fish.

  •  Star(s)

    Review for Fish Veracruz

    Tim Johnson from Leeming, Australia, Western Australia, Australia

    We trtied this recipe several days ago and found it to be far less time consuming than traditional preparations but in no way inferior: it was fast and delicious!

  •  Star(s)

    Review for Fish Veracruz

    Stephanie Brown from Newark, De, United States

    The recipe sounds very delicious. I will try the recipe my self.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/8 of recipe

Servings Per Recipe:

  • Calories: 160
  • Calories from Fat: 45
  • Total Fat: 5g (8% of DV)
  • Saturated Fat: 0.5g (3% of DV)
  • Cholesterol: 30mg (10% of DV)
  • Sodium: 470mg (20% of DV)
  • Carbohydrates: 7g (2% of DV)
  • Dietary Fiber: 1g (3% of DV)
  • Sugars: 2g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Vitamin A: 4% of DV
  • Vitamin C: 30% of DV
  • Calcium: 4% of DV
  • Iron: 4% of DV

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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Fish Veracruz

Ingredients

  • FISH
  • 8 (about 1 1/2 pounds total) red snapper or halibut fillets
  • 1/2 cup (about 4 limes) fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, optional
  • SAUCE
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 1 small green bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/3 cup dry white wine or chicken broth
  • 1 bottle (16 ounces) chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce
  • 1/4 cup sliced jalapeños
  • 1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
  • 1 tablespoon capers
  • Fresh cilantro sprigs (optional)
  • Lime wedges (optional)

 

Directions

FOR FISH:
ARRANGE
fish in 13 x 9-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with lime juice and salt. Cover; refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.

FOR SAUCE:
HEAT
oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add wine; cook for 1 minute.

STIR in salsa, tomato sauce, jalapeños, olives and capers. Bring to a boil. Place fish in sauce. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with cilantro and lime wedges.

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