Mahi Mahi

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A beautiful ocean fish found in waters around the world, Mahi Mahi is a surface dweller and is a popular commercially and recreationally caught species.

COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Hawaii, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ecuador, Mexico and Fiji.

CHARACTERISTICS: Many people love the firm texture and mild flavor of Mahi Mahi. With a flavor similar to Swordfish, Mahi Mahi is fairly firm with large, moist flakes when cooked.  This is a great choice for a grill fish. 

COOKING SUGGESTION: Pan Roasted | Broiled | Baked  |  Grilled

WINE PAIRING: Sauvignon Blanc


RECIPE: Mahi Mahi with Mango and Papaya Salsa

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serves 2

Ingredients:

2 (6oz) Mahi Mahi portions
1/2 cup ripe papaya, cut into small dices
1/2 cup ripe mango, cut into small dices
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 ea jalapeno pepper, chopped
1/4 cup red onion, chopped
2 Tbsp. fresh cilantro,chopped
1/2 lemon, juiced
salt & pepper to taste

Directions:

1.¬† Pre-heat oven to 450¬įF.

2.  In a bowl, add mango, papaya, red bell pepper, jalapenos, onions, cilantro, lemon juice, salt and black pepper. Mix and chill in the refrigerator.

3.  Heat an oven safe skillet on high with olive oil until smoking hot. Season the Mahi Mahi with salt and pepper and place in the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes, flip and place the entire skillet in the oven for 3-4 minutes.

4.  Plate fish and top with the mango and papaya salsa.

Enjoy!


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