Huachinango (red Snapper) A La Veracruzana Recipe

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Huachinango (red snapper) a la Veracruzana

Isabel Vela

By
@christinabel

This is a lovely dish using Huachinango (red snapper). There are many versions of this recipe but a true Veracruz style sauce should contain tomatoes, onion, garlic, capers, and green olives.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

4 Tbsp
olive oil
2
onions, sliced
2
cloves of garlic, chopped
2
green bell peppers or jalapenos, sliced
5
tomatoes, sliced
3
bay leaves
5 oz
green olives
1 oz
capers
2 Tbsp
olive juice
2 Tbsp
jalapeno juice
salt to taste
4
small whole red snappers

Step-By-Step

1In a large sauce pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat.
2Saute the onion and garlic for 30 seconds. Add the peppers and saute for another 30 seconds.
3Add the tomatoes, bay leaves, olives, capers, olive juice, jalapeno juice and salt and let boil for 4 minutes; add snapper and cook just until done. 3-5 minutes.
4Serve with white rice if desired.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
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