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Red Snapper Vera Cruzana Recipe

Red Snapper Vera Cruzana
How to make Red Snapper Vera Cruzana

About Red Snapper Vera Cruzana Recipe: Fillets of red snapper smothered in a tangy tomato sauce with olives, capers, raisins and toasted almonds. A delicious fish recipe from Mexico.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time 45 mins
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Easy

Ingredients of Red Snapper Vera Cruzana

  • 2 Medium Red snapper fillets
  • 1/2 Lemon (juiced)
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • Parsley
  • For the sauce:
  • 2 Tomatoes (blanched) and cloves garlic; 2 green chillies; Salt (Blend these together to make a fine sauce)
  • Olive oil
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 3 tbsp Tomato puree
  • 5-6 Green olives, sliced
  • 3-4 Green capers
  • 5-6 Black olives, sliced
  • 5-6 Raisins
  • 2 tbsp Toasted almonds, sliced
  • A pinch of Oregano
  • A pinch of Black pepper

How to Make Red Snapper Vera Cruzana

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Take the red snapper fillets and sprinkle salt, pepper, lemon juice and parsley on it. Cover and keep it aside.
In a pan add oil and chopped onion. Saute till onions are pink.
Add the tomato-garlic-chilli sauce and some tomato puree. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes.
Add the green and black olives, capers, oregano, raisins, toasted almonds and black pepper. Cook for a minutes.
In an ovenproof dish place the marinated red snapper fillets. Pour the freshly made sauce over it.
Cover with foil. Bake at 180 degrees C for 25-30 minutes.
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