Abuelo's Tilapia Veracruz

Recipe by Molly53
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    tilapia fillets
  • 12
    teaspoon Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 1
    tablespoon clarified butter
  • Veracruz Sauce
  • 1
    teaspoon butter, Clarified
  • 12
    teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • 2
    shrimp, peeled
  • 14
  • 6
    poblano peppers, roasted and julienned into 1/4-inch pieces
  • 1
    dash Lawry's Seasoned Salt
  • 1
    tablespoon white wine
  • 14
    cup major peter's bloody mary mix
  • 1
    guero chile
  • 2
    green olives, sliced
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DIRECTIONS

  • Season 2 Tilapia filets with Lawry's seasoned salt.
  • Place 1 tablespoon clarified butter in sauté pan.
  • Preheat pan over medium flame.
  • Place Tilapia filets in sauté pan with the skin side facing up.
  • Sauté for 1 minute.
  • Turn filets and place in oven at 400F for 2 minutes to finish.
  • Prepare Veracruz sauce and ladle sauce over fish, leaving the ends of the fish exposed.
  • For the sauce:
  • Heat butter over medium heat.
  • Add garlic, scallops and shrimp.
  • Saute for 1 minute.
  • Add tomatoes, poblano strips and seasoning. Continue cooking for 30 seconds.
  • Add white wine to mixture and reduce.
  • Add Bloody Mary Mix, chile guero and olives. Continue cooking for 1 minute.
  • Remove from flame and pour over fish.
  • Note: Make sure the edges of the fish are not covered with sauce. Sauce should be bright and loose, not thick and dry.
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