Seafood: Pescado Veracruzano (Red Snapper, Vera Cruz Style)

posted by Angel 04-05-102 9:13 PM

Pescado Veracruzano (Red Snapper, Vera Cruz Style)

6 fish fillets
1 medium onion, chopped
1 garlic, crushed
3 Tbsp. butter
2 jalapeno chilies, chopped
flour, seasoned with salt and
pepper to taste
2 cans tomatoes
1 bell pepper, chopped
6 stuffed green olives
1/4 c. oil

Heat the oil in a saucepan, add chopped onion and garlic. Cook until they are soft. Blend tomatoes and stir them into the onion mixture, add bell pepper and green olives (chopped), bring to a boil, reduce the heat to low; add the jalapenos chopped and simmer the sauce for a few minutes.

Meanwhile, melt the butter and fry the fillets seasoned with the flour, salt and pepper. Cook until they are browned on both sides. Pour the sauce on top and serve at once.

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