Santa Fe Fish Fillets

Santa Fe Fish Fillets feature your choice of fish, marinated in New Mexican red chile powder and white wine. Then they are and dipped in a blue cornmeal batter to make a delicious Southwestern dish!
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Course Main Dish
Cuisine Fusion
Servings 4 5 ½ oz. servings
Calories 554 kcal


  • 2 tsp. BUENO® Red Chile Powder
  • 1 tsp. BUENO® Oregano crushed
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 6 scallions chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. white wine
  • 4 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • lbs. fish fillets
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ cup blue cornmeal
  • ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 egg beaten


  • Combine red chile powder with oregano, lemon juice, scallions, wine, 4 Tbsp. olive oil, garlic, and salt in a shallow dish.
    2 tsp. BUENO® Red Chile Powder, 1 tsp. BUENO® Oregano, ¼ cup lemon juice, 6 scallions, 2 Tbsp. white wine, 4 Tbsp. olive oil, 2 cloves garlic, ½ tsp. salt
  • Place fish fillets in marinade. Spoon marinade over fillets to cover them.
    1½ lbs. fish fillets
  • Place in refrigerator. Marinate 1 hour.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. olive oil and butter in a non-stick skillet over medium heat.
    2 Tbsp. olive oil, 2 Tbsp. butter
  • In small bowl, combine blue cornmeal and flour.
    ½ cup blue cornmeal, ¼ cup whole wheat flour
  • Dip each fillet in beaten egg and then in cornmeal/flour mixture. Drop into skillet.
    1 egg
  • Cook fillets over low heat approximately 7 to 10 minutes each side or until coating becomes crusty and fish is cooked through.


Per serving: 180 calories; 13g protein; 10g fat; 10g carbohydrates; 250mg sodium and 60mg cholesterol.


Calories: 554kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 40gFat: 34gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 147mgSodium: 438mgPotassium: 743mgFiber: 5gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 1184IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 77mgIron: 3mg
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