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Pescado Empapelado a la Veracruzana

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For a fresh and deliciously flavored meal, try this recipe for Fish a la Veracruzana Wrapped in Banana Leaves, which you can prepare easily in a pan. The wrap for this fish is made with banana leaf to give it a better flavor. Just remember to expose the leaves to heat so that they are flexible and you can handle them more easily. What would you accompany this fish recipe with??
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4 servings
  • 1/4 of Cup of Extra Virgin Olive Oil Carbonell®
  • 1 piece of White onion filleted
  • 4 cloves of garlic filleted
  • 6 pieces of tomato poached
  • 1/2 Cup of tomato puree
  • 1/4 of Cup of Carbonell® capers
  • 1/2 Cup of Carbonell® pitted olives slices
  • 4 cups of güero pepper pickles
  • 2 leaves of laurel
  • 1 tablespoon of oregano dry
  • 2 spoonfuls of parsley finely chopped
  • enough of Salt
  • enough of black pepper
  • enough of banana leaf
  • 4 pieces of red snapper filet 150 gc / u
  • enough of parsley


    For the sauce, in a pan over medium heat heat the extra virgin olive oil Carbonell® and cook the onion until it is transparent. Add the garlic and brown lightly, add the tomato, the tomato puree and cook 3 minutes.
    Add the capers and the pitted Carbonell® olives, the güero chiles, the laurel, the oregano, the parsley and cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, remove and cool.
    On a comal, roast the banana leaves so that they soften.
    Season the red snapper fillets with salt and pepper, place them on the banana leaves and cover with the sauce you prepared. Close and cook in a pan with a grid and a little boiling water until the fish is cooked.
    Serve the fish on the banana leaves, decorate with fresh parsley and serve with white rice.


    Serve the wrapped fish accompanied by white rice.


    "Soasar" or pass the banana leaves through heat which will make them more flexible and you can handle them better. Remember that the opaque side of the leaf is the one that must have the contact with the food.

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    Ratings (4)
    Rosa Isela Serrano Hernández
    14/08/2019 15:08:14
    Muy buena receta grasias
    airam michelle Reyna Treviño
    27/07/2019 12:15:14
    Me agrada la receta
    Ideth Leyva
    26/07/2019 22:53:26
    Muy buena
    tomas Sánchez Domínguez
    12/04/2019 20:09:25
    Práctico ,la receta integra bien los sabores y al cocinar al vapor el pescado con todos los ingredientes , envuelto en la hoja de pantano le da un plus más ,muy rico

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