Snapper Vera Cruz Recipe


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings2
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Red snapper1 1⁄2 Pound, cut into 3 pieces (750 Gram)
 Onion1 , chopped
 Garlic3 Clove (15 gm), chopped
 Tomato paste1 Tablespoon
 Tomatoes1 Can (10 oz) (Or Equivalent Fresh)
 Capers1 Tablespoon
 Vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Black olives1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Handful Of)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 555 Calories from Fat 166

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 24 g36.3%

Saturated Fat 3.1 g15.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 125.9 mg

Sodium 509.6 mg21.2%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g7%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g18.8%

Sugars 7.6 g

Protein 70 g140.2%

Vitamin A 26.1% Vitamin C 82.7%

Calcium 22.7% Iron 11.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a frypan heat the oil and stir in the onions, garlic, tomato paste and tomatoes.
2. Stir until the onions are cooked and the sauce is a rich, red colour.
3. Put in the capers, lemon juice, vinegar and black olives, make a hole in the sauce and place in the fish fillets.
4. Put the lid on and cook for 8 minutes per 1" thickness of the fish.

5. Garnish with chopped cilantro.