Halibut with Spicy Picante Sauce

Halibut with Spicy Picante Sauce

Halibut in Tomato Sauce or Picante2 pounds cod fillets, rinsed and patted dry with paper towels
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
Picante Sauce
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium onion, coarsely chopped or sliced thin
1 clove garlic, minced
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
1 small can mild or medium enchilada sauce
1 bay leaf, broken in half once
2 tablespoons jalapeno pepper, finely chopped
10 pimento -stuffed green olives, sliced
2 tablespoons capers, cut into halves
1/4 teaspoon dried oregano

Sprinkle fillets with lime juice; cover and set aside. Combine olive oil, onion and garlic in a 6-cup glass measuring cup. Cover measuring cup and microwave on High for 4 minutes. Add tomato sauce, enchilada sauce, bay leaf, jalapeno peppers, olives, capers and oregano to onion garlic mixture. Cover and microwave on High for 4 minutes.

Place fish in a greased 10″X12″ glass baking dish; pour picante sauce over fish. Cover and microwave on High for 6 minutes (less or more depending on thickness of fillets), rotating dish once or twice during cooking time. Cook until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove the bay leaf. Serve with white rice. Yield: 6 to 8 servings

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