Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Mahi Mahi beachside treat from your kitchen

This Mahi Mahi beachside recipe is easy to make without a BBQ or even a backyard. Living in San Francisco, I have a sliver of a backyard so I've had to improvise. Instead of grilling, I broil the fish. I hope you enjoy cooking this light and healthy meal.

Lately, fish has become a bigger part of my diet (my diet use to consist of chicken and only chicken). Please remember that Mahi Mahi can be unhealthy so try to make sure its wild. I found the Kirkland signature wild Pacific Mahi Mahi from Costco. I really like this type of fish because it has a meatier texture, the smell isn’t as fishy and it has a wonderful taste after you marinade it.

What you will need:

2 filets of 4 oz wild Mahi Mahi
¼ cup of chopped pineapple
1/2 a small chopped mango or nectarine
2 limes
1 orange
¼ cup of Lawry’s tequila lime marinade (or you can use 1/4 cup of tequila if you have it)
¼ cup small onion
2 tablespoons olive oil
¼ cup of fresh mint
Salt and pepper
Chopped cilantro for garnish


In a ziplock bag, mix the tequila lime marinade (or tequila) with one of the limes, the orange and onion. Sprinkle the filet’s on both sides with salt and pepper and then put the fish into the ziplock bag. Let the fish sit in the marinade for at least two hours in the fridge.

Next preheat your broiler to high. Brush or drizzle the olive oil on the fish. Place fish filets on the broiler sheet, and broil, turning them once with a spatula, until the filets are golden on the outside, about 4-6 minutes per side.

Top the fish with pineapple and mango, garnished with the cilantro, mint and last slice of lime. Pair your fish with some rice and pour yourself a glass of chardonnay. I hope you enjoy cooking this Mahi Mahi recipe! You can share with me your recipes at shhh.under.the.sheets@gmail.com.


nicole addison said...

my favorite part of that post was yoru apron :) but the food sounds to die for! hmm im going to keep this as a favorite so i can make it sometime!

Dream Sequins said...

Mmmm I'm totally craving Mahi Mahi right now.

Char said...

it looks so yummy

the ungourmet said...

I really need to get out of my chicken rut! I love Mahi Mahi. My daughter and I also like salmon but my husband only likes it smoked.

Your recipe looks delicious!

I love the apron and that cute stove!

Dollface said...

this looks amazing... and how cute is the apron and blue oven!!? xxoo

Miss Anne said...

(the hot apron is a necessity!)

Anonymous said...

Yummy, yummy, yummy! I'll be trying this one!

Unknown Mami said...

I love Mahi Mahi tacos too.

loft in soho said...

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm it looks so delicious!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Loved, Lost, and Cofused said...

I love Mahi Mahi, although it won't be as fresh here in the desert I am going to have try this recipe.

Rhi said...

That looks so good! =)

Laura said...

Nicole: Isn't the apron wonderful?

Dream Sequins: I am so glad you like the recipe.

Char: Yum. Thanx sweetie!

Laura said...

the ungourmet: If you try it with your family let me know what they think.

Dollface: Thanx honey!

Miss Anne: But what shoes should we wear with the hott apron?