Red Snapper Vera Cruz

Red Snapper Vera Cruz Recipe

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Irana Grenier


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.)

How to Make Red Snapper Vera Cruz


  1. Thaw fish if frozen.
  2. In 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.
  3. Place 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.
  4. NOTE: This dish is great served with rice and BROCCOLI PARMESAN.

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About Red Snapper Vera Cruz

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

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