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.
Ingredients of Red Snapper Vera Cruzana
2 Medium red snapper fillets
1/2 lemon (juiced)
For the sauce:
2 tomatoes (blanched) and cloves garlic; 2 green chillies; Salt (Blend these together to make a fine sauce)
1 onion, chopped
3 tbsp tomato puree
5-6 green olives, sliced
3-4 green capers
5-6 black olives, sliced
2 tbsp toasted almonds, sliced
A pinch of Oregano
A pinch of Black pepper
How to Make Red Snapper Vera Cruzana
1.Take the red snapper fillets and sprinkle salt, pepper, lemon juice and parsley on it. Cover and keep it aside.
2.In a pan add oil and chopped onion. Saute till onions are pink.
3.Add the tomato-garlic-chilli sauce and some tomato puree. Let it cook for 4-5 minutes.
4.Add the green and black olives, capers, oregano, raisins, toasted almonds and black pepper. Cook for a minutes.
5.In an ovenproof dish place the marinated red snapper fillets. Pour the freshly made sauce over it.
6.Cover with foil. Bake at 180 degrees C for 25-30 minutes.
Key Ingredients: red snapper fillets, lemon (juiced), Salt, Black pepper, Parsley, tomatoes (blanched) and cloves garlic; 2 green chillies; Salt (Blend these together to make a fine sauce), Olive oil, onion, tomato puree, green olives, green capers, black olives, raisins, toasted almonds, Oregano, Black pepper