White Fish Veracruz - The Lemon Bowl
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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
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 194 kcal
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


  1. Pre-heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9" x 13" glass baking dish with cooking spray and place fish filets in a single layer.
  3. In a medium bowl, mix together veracruz sauce: Sabra Homestyle Salsa, green olives, capers and lime juice.
  4. Pour sauce over fish filets and bake uncovered until fish is white and flakey - 15-20 minutes.
  5. Garnish with cilantro and lime wedges to serve.
Nutrition Facts
Veracruz Style Tilapia
Amount Per Serving
Calories 194 Calories from Fat 22
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.4g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.2g 1%
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.2g
Cholesterol 73mg 24%
Sodium 1131mg 47%
Total Carbohydrates 9.3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 4.3g
Protein 30.6g 61%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.