Red Snapper Vera Cruz Recipe

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Red Snapper Vera Cruz

Irana Brookshire


This is the best snapper recipe. The prep takes time, but it cooks in no time flat. It's completely cooked in the microwave.

★★★★★ 1 vote
35 Min
15 Min


2 lb
fresh or frozen red snapper fillets, skinned
1 small
tomato, peeled, seeded and chopped
1/2 c
chopped onion
1/2 c
chopped green bell pepper
2 clove
garlic, minced
2 Tbsp
fresh lemon juice
4 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
chili sauce
1/4 tsp
sea salt
1 tsp
dried parsley
1/2 tsp
dried thyme
3 dash(es)
hot sauce
1 can(s)
(4 1/2 oz.) small shrimp, drained
1/4 c
white wine (opt.)


1Thaw fish if frozen.
2In a 13 x 9 x 2-in. glass baking dish, combine all ingredients except fish, shrimp and wine. Cover with wax paper or plastic wrap. (Make sure you vent the wrap.) Cook on HIGH in your microwave for 5 min. or untill vegetables are tender. Stir in shrimp and wine.
3Place fish fillets on top. Spoon some of the sauce over fish. Cover and cook on HIGH about 10 min. or until fish flakes with a fork.
4NOTE: This dish is great served with rice and BROCCOLI PARMESAN.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Mexican
Other Tag: Quick & Easy