If you are here, you are about to try some great Mexican food.

In less than an hour you will have this typical food, with the Fish of Veracruz recipe in your table.

Although this recipe was created in Mexico, it is a meal combined with Spain, for the ingredients that make it up.

Mexican cuisine mixed with Spanish for olives and capers, make this dish a true delicacy.



1 kg of fish

2 Red peppers of different colorFish of Veracruz recipe

1 Orange

2 Yellow Chilies

1 onion

2 Tomatoes

4 cloves of garlic

150 Grams of Olives

100 grams of Capers

1/2 cup olive oil

3 Leaves of Laurel

1/2 teaspoon of thyme

1 teaspoon of salt

1/2 teaspoon of pepper


Preparation of the Fish of Veracruz recipe:

The fish is put in a bowl to marinate with salt, pepper, garlic, cut into small pieces and the juice of the orange. Cover and let stand in the refrigerator while we cook the other ingredients.

The fish I present in this recipe is marlin, but you can prepare it with the fish of your preference, the original recipe is cooked with huachinango.

The onion is cut into half-moons, we remove the seeds and veins of Yellow Chile cut it into strips, also remove the seeds and veins of the red peppers and also cut into strips.

When buying them it is very important that they look bright, that they are not wrinkled and need to weigh, if weights are light it is that they have already lost their moisture and that is where they keep their flavor.

It is better that red peppers are of different color in order to give good presentation in the saucer

Garlic is cut into small pieces.

The seeds of tomato are removed with a spoon is very easy, and cut into segments.

In a frying pan medium heat, add the olive oil and add the marinated fish.

It is fried and turned, this is in order to seal it and with that it maintains its juice, then the Fish of Veracruz recipe cooking will finish with the other ingredients.

When it is sealed it is removed from the pan and in the same oil the onion is put with the garlic until they are light golden color, then add the chilies, when the chilies are soft, the tomato is incorporated.

Add salt, pepper, thyme, olives and capers, mix it and put the pieces of fish, let them cook for 10 minutes.

The Fish of Veracruz recipe is done. We serve it decorated & enjoy it.

This delicious recipe is similar or looks as the life, which is made up of many ingredients.

In it we have spicy, acidic, salty, bitter or sweet days. But the combination of them, make our life vibrate.

Every morning we can choose the ingredients that will make our day happy.

What ingredients do you have in your life?

Make with them your best recipe your best day.


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