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Veracruz Style Tilapia

Tilapia fish is baked in a traditional veracruz-style sauce filled with capers, olives and lime juice. A fast, fresh and healthy weeknight dinner idea.
Course Entree
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword seafood
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 194kcal
Author Liz DellaCroce


  • 4 six-ounce white fish filets (i.e. cod, tilapia, snapper, etc.)
  • 16 ounce container Sabra Homestyle Salsa mild or medium
  • 1/4 cup green olives sliced
  • 2 tablespoons capers drained
  • 1 juice of lime
  • cilantro and lime wedges optional garnish


  • Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Spray a 9" x 13" glass baking dish with cooking spray and place fish filets in a single layer.
  • In a medium bowl, mix together veracruz sauce: Sabra Homestyle Salsa, green olives, capers and lime juice.
  • Pour sauce over fish filets and bake uncovered until fish is white and flakey - 15-20 minutes.
  • Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges to serve.


Calories: 194kcal | Carbohydrates: 9.3g | Protein: 30.6g | Fat: 2.4g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.2g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1131mg | Fiber: 0.2g | Sugar: 4.3g