Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa Recipe

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Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa Recipe
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Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa Recipe

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A ripe nectarine inspired me to put together a fruity salsa to serve with fish fillets. I received six thumbs up from our three children for this easy, nutritious main dish. —Michelle Augustine, Cincinnati, OH
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 medium nectarine, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • FISH FILLETS:
  • 2 mahi mahi fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Dash salt

Directions

For salsa, in a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
Drizzle fillets with oil; sprinkle with salt. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fillets, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until fish just turns opaque. Serve with salsa. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa in Country Woman June/July 2009, p44

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 247 calories, 8g fat (1g saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 520mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1-1/2 fat, 1/2 fruit.

  • 1 medium nectarine, peeled and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon Louisiana-style hot sauce
  • FISH FILLETS:
  • 2 mahi mahi fillets (6 ounces each)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Dash salt
  1. For salsa, in a small bowl, combine the first nine ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. Drizzle fillets with oil; sprinkle with salt. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fillets, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until fish just turns opaque. Serve with salsa. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Originally published as Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Salsa in Country Woman June/July 2009, p44

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martylb User ID: 1456305 180774
Reviewed Jul. 20, 2009

"This recipe is delicious and so quick to prepare. Since we are watching our calories it fits right into our diet. It's definitely a keeper."

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