1¾pounds skinless, boneless fish fillets, such as weakfish, grouper, sea bass, cod, red snapper, or hake
1onion, quartered and thinly sliced (about 1cup)
1teaspoon chopped garlic
3cups chopped sweet green and red peppers
Salt to taste, if desired
Freshly ground pepper
2cups imported peeled tomatoes, preferably with tomato paste and basil
Tabasco sauce to taste
¼cup finely chopped parsley
Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.
Cut the fish into 6 individual serving pieces and set aside.
Melt 3tablespoons butter in a saucepan and add the onion. Cook, stirring, until wilted and add the garlic and sweet peppers. Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste. Toss well and add the tomatoes, capers, Tabasco, and parsley. Cover and cook 15 minutes. Uncover and cook 5 minutes longer.
Rub a baking dish with 1tablespoon butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add the fish pieces and dot with the remaining 2tablespoons butter. Spoon the sauce over and bake15 minutes.