Red Snapper Veracruz Recipe

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Submitted by kckringlen

Makes 2 servings



http://ca-seafood.ucdavis.edu/recipes/archive/prsnapve.htm

Recipe Ingredients for Red Snapper Veracruz

1/2 lb red snapper
2 tbsp olive oil
1 small onion
1 cup tomatoes
1 bell pepper
3 cloves garlic
1 tsp jalapeno
1/2 tsp oregano
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
1/4 cup lemon juice

Recipe Directions for Red Snapper Veracruz

  1. ENTREE: Pacific Red Snapper Veracruz

  2. 1 lb. Rockfish (Pacific red snapper)

  3. 2 Tbsp. olive oil

  4. 1 small onion, thinly sliced

  5. 1 cup tomatoes, diced

  6. 1 bell pepper (red, green, or yellow), thinly sliced

  7. 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed

  8. 1 tsp. jalapeño or serrano chile, chopped (or to taste)

  9. 1/2 tsp. oregano

  10. 1 bay leaf

  11. 1/4 tsp. salt and pepper

  12. Juice of 2 lemons, 1 lemon sliced

  13. Garnish

  14. Sliced avocado

  15. Cilantro sprigs

  16. Place Pacific red snapper fillets in shallow baking dish. Sauté onion, bell pepper, and garlic in olive oil until vegetables are limp. Add herbs, salt, pepper, tomatoes, and lemon juice. Pour this mixture over fish and arrange lemon slices over top. Cover tightly and bake at 325 degrees F for 25-30 minutes, just until fish turns opaque in center and begins to flake. During last 5 minutes, check for doneness and add liquid if needed. Continue to bake uncovered until fish is done.

  17. Serves 4.

  18. Sauvignon Blanc.

  19. Nutrition (per serving): Calories 224; Protein 28 g; Carbo. 7 g; Fat 9 g; Cholesterol 50 mg; Sodium 227 mg

Categories

Fish, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 333.2g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
327
Calories from Fat
142
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
15.8g
24%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
53mg
18%
Sodium
364mg
15%
Potassium
1013mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates
14.3g
5%
Dietary Fiber
3.2g
13%
Sugars
6.7g
Protein
31.9g
Vitamin A 53% Vitamin C 176%
Calcium 8% Iron 7%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B+
  Good points
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12
  • Very high in vitamin C
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