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Catfish Vera Cruzana

4 Catfish fillets, 5 - 7 oz. each
2 c White wine
4 tb Lemon juice
2 Tomatoes, diced
1 md White onion, diced
2 Habaneros, minced
1/4 c Cilantro, chopped
4 Cloves garlic, chopped
4 tb Peanut oil (or olive oil)
2 tb Red wine vinegar
1 tb Ground cumin
Monterey jack cheese, grated


Lay fillets in baking pan; pour wine and lemon juice over tops.

Bake at 475-deg. F. for 6 - 8 minutes or until fish flakes. Reserve wine/lemon sauce.

Combine remaining ingredients except cheese and spoon onto each fillet. Top each fillet with cheese; bake at 500-def F. until cheese melts and begins to brown.

Serve wine sauce with fish.