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Spicy Caribbean Mahi-Mahi

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Looking for a new way to cook fish? This easy poached fish recipe takes you to the islands. Spicy Caribbean Mahi Mahi is a healthy fish dinner that’s ready in under an hour. Serve on top of sticky white rice, and a cool cucumber salad to take the heat off.

50MIN

Total Cooking Time

13

Ingredients
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
4
Serves 4
1 lb
Mahi-Mahi Fillets
5
Scallions , thinly sliced
5 cloves
Garlic , minced
3
Shallots , thinly sliced
3/4 cup
Tomato Sauce
1/8 tsp
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
3/4 cup
Water
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Directions

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Step 1
Cut the Mahi-Mahi Fillets (1 lb) into four portions.
Step 2
In a 9 or 10 inch skillet with a lid add the Olive Oil (3 Tbsp) and heat over medium-low heat. Add the Scallions (5) , Garlic (5 cloves) , and Shallots (3) and cook, stirring occasionally until vegetables are soft and translucent, about 10-15 minutes.
Step 3
Add Tomato Sauce (3/4 cup) , Crushed Red Pepper Flakes (1/8 tsp) , Bay Leaves (2) , Kosher Salt (1/2 tsp) , Ground Black Pepper (to taste) , and Water (1/2 cup) .
Step 4
Stir to combine and continue cooking, uncovered until sauce has thickened somewhat, about 10 minutes.
Step 5
Stir in the remaining Water (1/4 cup) place the fish fillets in the poaching liquid. Put the lid on securely and poach the fish on low to medium-low heat for about 8 minutes.
Step 6
Using tongs or a spatula, flip the fish over and continue to poach an additional 7-8 minutes.
Step 7
Remove from heat. Squeeze the juice of a Lemon (1/2) over the fish along with Fresh Parsley (to taste) . Serve on top of sticky white rice, and a cool cucumber salad to take the heat off.

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