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Fish Veracruz

Fish VeracruzA spicy tomato sauce tops this fish for a quick South-of-the-Border trip for the taste buds.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds red snapper or halibut fillets
1/2 cup lime juice
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1 small onion, peeled and sliced
1 small green bell pepper, seeded and cut into strips
3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1/3 cup dry white wine
1 (16-ounce) jar ORTEGA Salsa - Thick & Chunky
1/2 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup sliced jalapeños
1/4 cup sliced ripe olives
1 tablespoon capers

Cooking Directions:

  1. Arrange fish in 13x9x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with lime juice and salt. Cover; refrigerate for at least 20 minutes.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in large, nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, for 1 to 2 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add wine; cook for 1 minute.
  3. Stir in salsa, tomato sauce, jalapeños, olives and capers. Bring to a boil. Place fish in sauce. Reduce heat to low; cover. Cook for 8 to 10 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork. Serve with cilantro and lime wedges.

Makes 8 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe): Calories: 160 Calories from Fat: 45 Total Fat: 5 g Saturated Fat: 0.5 g Cholesterol: 30 mg Sodium: 470 mg Carbohydrates: 7 g Dietary Fiber: 1 g Sugars: 2 g Protein: 18 g.

Recipe and photograph are the property of Nestlé® and, used with permission.