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Cuban-Style Braised Fish

1 - 3
PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
35 min
15 min
20 min
If you can't find jalapeño-seasoned diced tomatoes, use regular canned diced tomatoes and add a big pinch of hot red pepper flakes to the onions while sautéing.


Olive oil

1 tsp(s)

Uncooked onion(s)

1 medium, chopped

Garlic clove(s)

2 clove(s), large, chopped

Canned tomatoes with green chilis

14½ oz, peeled and diced

Fat free chicken broth

½ cup(s)


10 large, green (with pimientos), thinly sliced crosswise

Slivered almonds

1 tbsp(s), toasted, about 1/4 oz

Uncooked halibut fillet(s)

1½ pound(s), or sea bass or scrod

Uncooked broccoli

3 cup(s), florets, steamed


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and sauté 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more.
  2. Stir tomatoes, broth and olives into onion mixture and heat to simmer. Cut fish into 4 portions and arrange in skillet. Cover and cook until fish flakes with a fork, 8 to 10 minutes.
  3. To serve, remove fish to 4 plates. Spoon tomato and olive mixture over fish and top each serving with a sprinkle of almonds. Complement with broccoli.