Yucatan-Style Mahi Mahi

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Yucatan-Style Mahi Mahi

Yucatan-Style Mahi Mahi

Ingredients:

  • 4 Mahi Mahi filets *
  • 1 large Spanish onion, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2-5  jalapeños
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups of cilantro
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 2 tablespoons white vine vinegar
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil

Preparation:

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a sauté pan and sauté the onions over high heat until they are soft.

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Put the fish filets on the onions,

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then place the rest of the onions over the fish and drizzle over 2 tablespoons of olive oil.

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Cover with foil and bake for 25-35 minutes, depending on the thickness of the filets.

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Meanwhile, blend the garlic, jalapenos, white wine vinegar and all but 2 tablespoons of the cilantro in a food processor or blender until it is pureed. Drizzle in the remaining olive oil with the motor running.

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To plate the fish, drizzle some if the cilantro sauce in the plate and arrange some of the onions on the sauce. Place a a filet on the onions, topping the filet with more onions, cilantro sauce and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and lime wedge. Serve with cilantro-lime rice.

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*Ingredient Note: Seafood Watch recommends you purchase dolphinfish (aka mahi mahi) caught in the U.S. Atlantic.; click the image below for more information.

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Yucatan-Style Mahi Mahi

Yucatan-Style Mahi Mahi

Ingredients

  • 4 Mahi Mahi filets
  • 1 large Spanish onion, thinly sliced into half-moons
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2-5 jalapeños
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups of cilantro
  • 1/3 cup lime juice
  • 4 lime wedges
  • 2 tablespoons white vine vinegar
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Pour 2 tablespoons olive oil into a sauté pan and sauté the onions over high heat until they are soft. Pour the lime juice into a 13x9-inch baking dish and lay down half the onions. Put the fish filets on the onions, then place the rest of the onions over the fish and drizzle over 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
  2. Cover with foil and bake for 25-35 minutes, depending on the thickness of the filets.
  3. Meanwhile, blend the garlic, jalapenos, white wine vinegar and all but 2 tablespoons of the cilantro in a food processor or blender until it is pureed. Drizzle in the remaining olive oil with the motor running.
  4. To plate the fish, drizzle some if the cilantro sauce in the plate and arrange some of the onions on the sauce. Place a a filet on the onions, topping the filet with more onions, cilantro sauce and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro and lime wedge. Serve with cilantro-lime rice.
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