Tilapia/Snapper Vera Cruz Style

Tilapia/snapper Vera Cruz Style Recipe

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terry edwards

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@terryedwards

This is an affordable, easy dish if you use tilapia. Your guests will be impressed with your "from scratch" recipe.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
4
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
40 Min

Ingredients

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4 8oz fil
tilapia fillets
1 medium
poblano
1 medium
anaheim pepper or green bell pepper
1 small
jalepeno pepper
1 medium
spanish onion
14oz can(s)
fire roasted tomatoes
1/4 c
olive oil
1/2 c
chopped spanish olives with pimentos
1/4 c
capers well drained
2 medium
bay leaves, dried
2 Tbsp
dried oregano
1 tsp
kosher salt
1 tsp
black or white pepper
4 clove
minced garlic
1 tsp
chipotle chili powder

How to Make Tilapia/Snapper Vera Cruz Style

Step-by-Step

  • 1Add oil to large skillet and pre-heat. Salt and pepper the filets and place in heated pan and lightly saute on both sides. Place the filets in a oiled oven dish and set aside.
  • 2Chop the onion and add to the pan used to cook the fish and cook on medium heat.
  • 3Add the minced garlic and chopped peppers to the pan and cook for approximately 5-8 minutes.
  • 4Add the tomatoes,oregano,bay leaves,salt,chili powder and pepper to the pan and bring to a boil. Then reduce and simmmer for 10 minutes
  • 5Add the chopped olives and drained capers and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • 6Pour the tomato/pepper mixture on top of the fish filets and cook in a 350 degree oven for 10 minutes
  • 7Serve hot and add your favorite cheese if desired

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About Tilapia/Snapper Vera Cruz Style

Course/Dish: Fish
Other Tag: Healthy




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