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Coconut-Mango Mahi Mahi

Take a tropical taste trip in minutes with this special recipe. Whipping a bit of candied ginger into the sauce enhances its delicious flavor. —Don Thompson, Houston, Ohio
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings (1-1/2 cups sauce)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup dry bread crumbs
  • 1 cup sweetened shredded 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
Nutrition Facts
1 each: 374 calories, 12g fat (5g saturated fat), 168mg cholesterol, 315mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (19g sugars, 2g fiber), 31g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 2 fat, 1 starch, 1 fruit.

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