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Tropical Mahi Mahi

Bob Gebhardt’s favorite foods to prepare are fish and seafood. “Tropical Mahi Mahi is a creation of mine that combines—and adds to—two Hawaiian recipes. The tropical fruit and cilantro make it a wonderful, aromatic dish.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Cook: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper, divided
  • 6 mahi mahi fillets (4 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
  • 1 cup white grape juice
  • 1-1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 can (15-1/4 ounces) mixed tropical fruit, drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts

Directions

  • In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the flour, 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; add fillets. Seal bag and turn to coat.
  • In a large skillet, heat butter and oil. Cook mahi mahi over medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes on each side. Remove and keep warm.
  • Saute cilantro in pan drippings for 1 minute. Add grape juice; cook until reduced by half. Add cream; cook until reduced by half. Stir in the fruit and remaining seasoned salt and pepper; heat through. Serve with mahi mahi; sprinkle with macadamia nuts.
Nutrition Facts
4 ounce-weight: 614 calories, 39g fat (18g saturated fat), 106mg cholesterol, 367mg sodium, 57g carbohydrate (23g sugars, 3g fiber), 10g protein.

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