Tilapia Veracruz


Tilapia Veracruz


  • 4 tilapia fillets
  • 1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 T. olive oil
  • 1 c. chopped onion
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 4 garlic cloves sliced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 T. capers
  • 1/3 c. halved green olives stuff with pimento


  • Sprinkle fish with pepper and salt. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the oil and swirl to coat the pan. Add the fish to the pan. 
  • Cook for 3 minutes or until browned. Remove the fish from the pan. 
  • Add the onion to the pan and saute for 2 minutes. Add the oregano and garlic; saute for 2 more minutes. Add the tomatoes, capers and olives and bring to a simmer. 
  • Arrange the fish on top of the tomato mixture, browned sides up. Cover, reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 3 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.

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