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Fish With Tomatoes, Olives And Capers

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This meal is very easy to make. It is also very healthy. You can go ahead and use any white, firm and mild fish you like for this. Serve it with parsley baby potatoes and string beans – or anything you prefer!
  Basa fish fillet/Tilapia 8 Medium (any white, firm, mild fish)
  Lemon 1 1⁄2 Large, juiced
  White onions 1 Large, sliced
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Tomatoes 3 Medium, peeled, chopped
  Dried oregano 1 Teaspoon, crushed
  Dried thyme 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Capers 1 Tablespoon
  Green olives 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), pitted, chopped
  Parsley 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon (to taste)
  Olive oil 4 Tablespoon

1. In a non-reactive dish place the fish fillets and cover with the lemon juice. Allow sitting for about 10 minutes.
2. Prepare the other ingredients according to the list.

3. Heat a skillet and add the oil. Cook the fish, in batches, until they turn white on each side. Set the fish aside.
4. To the same skillet add the onion and cook for about 5 minutes or until onion is translucent.
5. Put the garlic and cook, stirring often, for a couple of minutes.
6. Add the tomatoes, mix and cook for 5 minutes.
7. Sprinkle the oregano, thyme, capers, olives, parsley, salt and pepper. Mix well.
8. Return the fish to the skillet by placing it directly onto the tomatoes. Cover the pan and cook for another 7 minutes or until the fish is completely cooked through.

9. On a serving plate, serve the fish on a platter with the tomato sauce on top and vegetables or any side of choice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes

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