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Pesce Fra Diavolo – Instant Fra Diavolo Sauce

Pesce Fra Diavolo - Instant Fra Diavolo Sauce - Fish in Spicy Tomato Sauce with Creamy Polenta
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time55 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Fish
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 3
Calories: 257.43kcal


  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup dried red chile peppers broken
  • 28 oz. can crushed tomatoes
  • 18 oz. mahi mahi fish fillets or other white fish


  • In a food processor, chop garlic and chile peppers.
  • Transfer to a pot.
  • Add tomatoes and 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350 F.
  • In an oven safe dish, place fish and 1 cup of the sauce. Refrigerate or freeze extra sauce for later use.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes until fish is cooked through.
  • Serve with creamy polenta!


Calories: 257.43kcal | Carbohydrates: 21.38g | Protein: 38.92g | Fat: 3.7g | Saturated Fat: 1.11g | Sodium: 582.23mg | Fiber: 5.28g | Sugar: 12.33g