*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                         RED SNAPPER VERACRUZ STYLE
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Seafood
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       lb           Fish Fillets -- *
   12       ea           New Potatoes -- Small, 1 lb
      1/3   c            Flour -- Unbleached
    1       t            Salt
      1/8   ts           Pepper
      1/4   c            Olive Or Vegetable Oil
    1       ea           Onion -- Large, Sliced
    1       ea           Clove Garlic -- Minced
   15       oz           Tomato Puree -- 1 cn
      1/2   c            Pimento Stuffed Olives -- **
      1/4   c            Water
    1       tb           Lime Juice
    1       ea           Pickled Jalapeno Pepper -- ***
      1/2   ts           Sugar
      1/8   ts           Cinnamon -- Ground
      1/8   ts           Cloves -- Ground
    1       ea           Bay Leaf
    1       x            Toast -- Buttered
   *    Use large Red Snapper or other fish fillets cut into 6 serving pieces
      in this recipe. ** The pimento-stuffed olives should be sliced. *** Use
   a small pickled Jalapeno Pepper that has been rinsed, seeded and
      cut into strips. (Optional) Thaw the fish fillets if frozen. In a
   covered pan, cook the potatoes in enough boiling salted water to cover for
   about 15 minutes or until nearly tender; drain. When cool enough to handle,
   peel and set aside.  Combine flour, salt and pepper. Coat fish fillets on
   both sides with the seasoned flour mixture. In a large skillet, cook fish
   fillets in hot oil for about 5 minutes per side or until done. Remove
   fillets from the skillet and set aside. Drain off the remaining oil,
   reserving 1 Tbls.  In the same skillet, cook the onion and garlic in the
   reserved oil until tender but not brown. Add the tomato puree, olives,
   water, lime juice, jalapeno pepper (if used), sugar, cinnamon, cloves and
   the bay leaf mixing well. Add the potatoes, bring to boiling then reduce
   the heat and simmer, uncovered, for about 5 minutes. Add the fish fillets
   and cook about 5 minutes or until fish fillets are heated through. Remove
   the bay leaf. Arrange the fish fillets and potatoes on a serving platter,
   spoon the sauce over all. garnish platter with triangles of buttered toast
   if desired.
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