Red Snapper Vera Cruz Recipe

Posted by
Rate It!
Red Snapper Vera Cruz
Add your photo!



  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until onion is tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Add the tomatoes, olives, jalapenos, capers, bay leaf, salt, oregano and pepper. Cook for 10 minutes or until sauce is reduced by half. Remove from the heat; discard bay leaf. Keep warm.
  2. Sprinkle fillets with lime juice, salt and pepper. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes. Place flour in a shallow bowl. In another shallow bowl, whisk eggs and milk. Drain and discard lime juice. Coat fillets with flour, then dip in egg mixture.
  3. In a large skillet, fry fillets in butter and oil for 8-10 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with sauce. Yield: 4 servings.
Kitchen-Friendly View

Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 761.96 Kcal (3190 kJ)
Calories from fat 286.19 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31.8g 49%
Cholesterol 185.7mg 62%
Sodium 722.89mg 30%
Potassium 1373.78mg 29%
Total Carbs 59.47g 20%
Sugars 6.5g 26%
Dietary Fiber 2.64g 11%
Protein 55.24g 110%
Vitamin C 36.9mg 62%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 4%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 138.3mg 14%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 134.48 Kcal (563 kJ)
Calories from fat 50.51 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.61g 49%
Cholesterol 32.78mg 62%
Sodium 127.59mg 30%
Potassium 242.46mg 29%
Total Carbs 10.5g 20%
Sugars 1.15g 26%
Dietary Fiber 0.47g 11%
Protein 9.75g 110%
Vitamin C 6.5mg 62%
Iron 0.1mg 4%
Calcium 24.4mg 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Find out how many calories should you eat.


  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
Search recipes
by ingredients
Construct & Analyze
Your Recipe

Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 17.4
  • 19

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

Share Recipe

Get Your Recipe of Health!
Follow RecipeOfHealth on Facebook!
Scroll to top