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Red Snapper Veracruz-Style (Huachinango a la Veracruzana)

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Category: Mexican, Fish

 Ingredients List

  • 3 tb Olive oil
  • 1 md Onion -- chopped
  • 3 Garlic cloves -- minced
  • 5 md Tomatoes -- peeled and
  • Chopped
  • About 1-1/2 pounds
  • 10 Spanish-style green olives
  • Pitted, chopped
  • 2 tb Capers
  • 3 Bay leaves
  • 6 Peppercorns
  • Salt -- to taste
  • 2 lb Red snapper fillets -- or
  • Other white fish


Heat olive oil in a large saucepan. Add onion and garlic. Cook until
tender but not browned. Add tomatoes, olives, capers, bay leaves,
peppercorns and salt to taste. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer gently
uncovered 10 minutes. Place fish fillets in a large skillet and sprinkle
with salt. Pour sauce over fish. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and
simmer 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

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