Fiesta Red Snapper

Main Courses > Seafood/Fish

1 tablespoon olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 4-ounce can diced mild green chilies
4 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
3 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 14 1/2-ounce can Mexican-style or regular stewed tomatoes
1 1/4 pounds red snapper fillets

Lime wedges

Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and sauté 3 minutes. Add green chilies, 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Mix in tomatoes with juices, breaking up tomatoes with back of fork. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper; place fish atop sauce. Bring to simmer. Cover skillet, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until fish is just opaque in center, about 8 minutes. Transfer fish to platter. Simmer sauce to thicken slightly, if desired. Season sauce with salt and pepper. Spoon sauce over fish.
Sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons cilantro. Surround with lime wedges and serve. Makes 4 servings.