Snapper Vera Cruz - Giovanni's Fish Market
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Snapper Vera Cruz

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Snapper Vera Cruz



  • 4 fillets of Red Snapper
  • 1 ½ cups Salsa Fresca
  • ¾ cup grated Jack cheese
  • ½ cup grated Cheddar cheese
  • 1 small can sliced black olives
  • 1 bunch cilantro finely chopped
  • 2 fresh Limes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • ½ small white onion (fine dice)
  • ¼ stick butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Tobasco Sauce

Cooking Directions:

Melt butter and add garlic, 3 shakes of tobasco sauce, the juice and pulp of 1 lime, and add salt and pepper to taste. Baste the fish with the butter mixture and place on a hot clean oiled grill. Cook each side 6 minutes or until nicely browned. Top each fillet with a nice layer of salsa, then cheese, and olives, allow to cook until cheese is well melted, remove and serve immediately top with diced onion and fresh chopped cilantro.


Serve with: Spanish rice, Warm Corn Tortillas, lime wedges, and an Ice Cold Corona!


Fish can also be baked and prepared in the same fashion.