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Veracruz-Style Fish Fillet

Once you try this flavorful recipe, there will be no turning back! Featuring a tomato, onion, garlic, güero chile, olive, and caper combo, this Veracruz-style fish fillet is a must-try!


• 2 tbsp Olive Oil
• ½ cup Thinly Sliced Onions
• 1 tbsp Finely Chopped Garlic
• 1½ cup Tomato (cut into small-sized cubes)
• 1 cup Tomato Purée
• 1 cup Olives
• ½ cup Capers
• 4 Red Snapper or Cobia Fillets
• 1 sprig Fresh Thyme
• Salt
• Pepper
• Parsley Leaves (garnishing)
• Güero Chiles (garnishing)
• White Rice


1. In a skillet over medium heat, heat olive oil. Add onion, garlic, and tomato and cook for 5 minutes. Add tomato purée, olives, and capers and cook over medium heat for 2 minutes.
2. Bring to a boil and add fish fillets, thyme, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes. Set aside.
3. Serve Veracruz-style fish fillet with rice on the side and garnish with chiles güeros and parsley leaves.