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Macadamia-Crusted Mahi Mahi Recipe

Macadamia-Crusted Mahi Mahi Recipe

Turn mahi mahi fillets into fancy company fare with a crunchy coating of macadamia nuts and panko, then drizzle with a yummy, gingery sauce. Our judges raved about the flavor of this fast-fixing fish entree—so will your family and friends! Idana Mooney - Moreno Valley, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup panko (Japanese) bread crumbs
  • 3/4 cup macadamia nuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons water
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 mahi mahi fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh gingerroot

Directions

  • 1. Place the bread crumbs, nuts, salt and pepper in a food processor; cover and pulse until nuts are finely chopped.
  • 2. In a shallow bowl, whisk egg and water. Place flour and nut mixture in separate shallow bowls. Coat fillets with flour, then dip in egg mixture and coat with nut mixture.
  • 3. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; cook fillets for 3-4 minutes on each side or until golden brown.
  • 4. Meanwhile, in a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the brown sugar, soy sauce and ginger. Microwave, uncovered, on high for 30-60 seconds or until sugar is dissolved. Drizzle over fish. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving equals 466 calories, 29 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 136 mg cholesterol, 644 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 27 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.