Pescado a la Veracruzana, or Veracruz-style fish, is a classic dish from Vera Cruz in the Gulf of Mexico. It brings traditional Mexican flavors to your favorite white fish fillets.
- 4 white fish fillets
- 1 small onion thinly sliced
- 2 small cloves of garlic minced
- juice from 1 lime
- 2 table spoons of olive oil
- 1 cup of tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped
- 1/2 cup of stock or water
- 1/3 cup of chopped green olives
- 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley
- 1 teaspoon of dried oregano
- 1 tablespoon of capers, rinsed
- salt and pepper to taste
- Add fish, lime juice and salt to large bowl and marinate for 30 minutes.
- While fish is marinating, place oil in large pot or skillet and heat over medium flame.
- Add onions and sauté until translucent.
- Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
- Add remaining ingredients except fish, reduce heat to low and simmer for 10-15 minutes.
- Season to taste with salt and pepper.
- Add fish filets and cover with sauce.
- Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until fish is cooked through.
- Serve with rice.