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Coconut-Mango Mahi Mahi Recipe

Coconut-Mango Mahi Mahi Recipe

Take a tropical taste trip in minutes with this special recipe. “Whipping a bit of candied ginger into the sauce enhances its unique and delicious flavor.” —Don Thompson, Houston, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 cup flaked coconut
  • 6 mahi mahi fillets (5 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or canola oil
  • 2 medium mangoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1/4 cup white wine or chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 garlic clove, halved
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped crystallized ginger
  • 1 teaspoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil


  • 1. Place flour and eggs in separate shallow bowls. In another shallow bowl, combine bread crumbs and coconut. Dip fillets in flour, eggs, then bread crumb mixture.
  • 2. In a large skillet over medium heat, cook fish in oil for 4-5 minutes on each side or until golden brown on the outside and fish just turns opaque in the center.
  • 3. Meanwhile, in a food processor, combine the mangoes, wine, brown sugar, garlic, ginger, soy sauce and pepper; cover and process until blended. Stir in basil. Serve with fish. Yield: 6 servings (1-1/2 cups sauce).

Nutritional Facts

1 fillet with 1/4 cup sauce equals 374 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 168 mg cholesterol, 315 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 31 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch, 1 fruit.

Wine Pairings

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.