Tilapia Veracruz

    The state of Veracruz on the east coast of Mexico is known for its seafood dishes.

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    Ingredients
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    2
    tablespoons
    Olive Oil
    4
    cloves
    garlic, minced
    1
    medium spanish onion, finely chopped
    28
    ounces
    diced tomatoes, with juice
    1/3
    cup
    small pimento-stuffed olives, chopped
    1/2
    cup
    pickled jalapeño chiles, chopped
    1
    teaspoon
    capers
    2
    bay leaves
    1/4
    cup
    flat-leaf parsley leaves
    1/4
    teaspoon
    crumbled dried thyme
    1/4
    teaspoon
    dried mexican oregano
    1
    teaspoon
    kosher salt (plus more for seasoning)
    1/4
    teaspoon
    cinnamon
    1/2
    cup
    white wine
    1
    pound
    tilapia fillets
    freshly ground black pepper
    Directions
    Step 1
    In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add garlic and onion and cook, stirring frequently until onion is translucent, about 5 minutes. Add tomatoes, olives, jalapeños, capers, bay leaves, parsley, thyme, oregano, 1 teaspoonsalt, cinnamon and white wine, and cook until sauce has thickened to desired consistency, 15 to 20 minutes. Taste and adjust for seasoning. Remove and discard bay leaves.
    Step 2
    Preheat the oven to 400°F. Lightly oil a baking dish.
    Step 3
    Season both sides of tilapia fillets with salt and black pepper to taste and place in baking dish. Cover fillets with tomato mixture and bake uncovered until thickest part of fillet is done, about 10.

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