Huachinango (red snapper) a la Veracruzana

Huachinango (red Snapper) A La Veracruzana Recipe

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Isabel Vela

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@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

How to Make Huachinango (red snapper) a la Veracruzana

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.

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About Huachinango (red snapper) a la Veracruzana

Course/Dish: Fish
Hashtag: #spicy