Red Snapper Veracruz

Red Snapper Veracruz
Red Snapper Veracruz. Juanmonino/Getty Images
  • 60 mins
  • Prep: 30 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
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These red snapper fillets are grilled up in packets with a flavorful salsa mixture. You can choose a mild, medium, or spicy salsa for this dish depending on your taste.

What You'll Need

  • 1 pound (450 g) red snapper fillet
  • 2 cups (475 mL) green bell pepper cut into thin strips
  • 1 1/2 cup (360 mL) salsa
  • 1 cup (240 mL) chopped onion
  • 1 cup (240 mL) pitted black olives
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) dry red wine
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 3 tablespoons (45 mL) lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons (30 mL) capers
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mL) olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons (10 mL) oregano
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) cumin
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mL) salt
  • lemon wedges

How to Make It

  1. Sauté green pepper, onion and garlic in olive oil until tender.
  2. Add salsa, wine, lemon juice, oregano, cumin. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 8 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. Preheat grill. Take four 12 inch pieces of aluminum foil. Place 1/4 of the snapper on each piece. Top with 1/4 of the sauce. Fold up aluminum foil to form packets.
  4. Place fish packets on grill and cook indirectly for about 30 minutes. Check that they are done (internal temperature of 145-150 degrees F.) and serve with lemon wedges.