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Corvina Vera Cruz
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Corvina is the perfect fish for summertime,lightly seasoned and served with lime. Enjoy my tomato risotto as a side dish!

Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 721 kcal
Author: Chef Dennis Littley
Corvina Vera Cruz
  • 14 oz corvina fillets ( 2 pieces)
  • 8 littleneck clams
  • 8 mussels
  • 1 clove garlic chopped
  • 1 tsp chopped cilantro
  • olive oil
  • sea salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • slices lime for garnish
Tomato Risotto
  • 1/2 one small onion finely diced.
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup Vialone Nano Italian rice or your favorite risotto rice
  • 4 cups chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup canned plum tomatoes broken by hand
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
Corvina Vera Cruz
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Coat corvina with olive oil and season with sea salt and black pepper, roast for about 20 minutes or until flesh of fish seems firm to the touch.
  3. in a sauté pan add chopped garlic and olive oil, add clams and mussels.
  4. Cover the pan and cook until they all open. Turn off heat and keep covered until ready to serve
  5. Before serving reheat mussels and clams , serve next to corvina on plate and use juice from the sauté pan on the corvina.
  6. Top with lime slices and chopped cilantro.
Tomato Risotto
  1. In a small saucepan add the chopped onion with your butter and olive oil, Saute briefly and then add in the rice, continue to sauté for about 5 minutes until risotto grains are a little toasted.
  2. Then begin adding in stock one cup at a time over medium heat stirring occasionally.
  3. After adding the last cup of stock, add in the plum tomatoes and cumin, reduce the heat and allow to simmer until all of the stock has been absorbed (don't let it get too dry, it should be very moist)
Nutrition Facts
Corvina Vera Cruz
Amount Per Serving
Calories 721 Calories from Fat 171
% Daily Value*
Fat 19g29%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 2661mg111%
Potassium 1260mg36%
Carbohydrates 94g31%
Fiber 5g20%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 575IU12%
Vitamin C 48.9mg59%
Calcium 125mg13%
Iron 8.8mg49%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.