Huachinango Enchilado (Snapper Fillets Cuban Style)

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a Cuban variation on a Vera Cruz sauce with red snapper fillets. We enjoyed these very much and have served them both with rice and angel hair pasta - the rice this time won out. This is from 3 Guys from Miami Cook Cuban.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion, garlic, and peppers in olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Cook 6 to 8 minutes until tender.
  3. Add tomatoes, tomato paste, bay leaf, capers, olives, wine, salt, and pepper.
  4. Cook sauce for about 10 minutes over low to medium heat.
  5. Add snapper fillets and cook for about 4 minutes then flip the fillets and cook for another 4 minutes.
  6. Serve fillets over white rice and cover with sauce.


Most Helpful

I made this with perch because it was all I had, but it was very tasty. It may have been missing something, but I can't put my finger on it. Either way it was very nice and my family loved it! Thanks.

nsomniak6 September 27, 2008

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