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Grilled Mahi Mahi

Instead of grilling out the usual hamburgers or chicken breasts, prepare this grilled mahi mahi and reel in raves! —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup reduced-sodium teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sherry or pineapple juice
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 8 mahi mahi fillets (6 ounces each)
  • TROPICAL FRUIT SALSA:
  • 1 medium mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup chopped seeded peeled papaya
  • 3/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/2 cup cubed fresh pineapple
  • 1/2 medium red onion, chopped
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh mint
  • 1 tablespoon chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • In a shallow dish, combine the teriyaki sauce, sherry or pineapple juice and garlic; add mahi mahi. Turn to coat; refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large bowl, combine the salsa ingredients. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  • Drain and discard marinade. Place mahi mahi on an oiled grill rack. Grill, covered, over medium heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with salsa.
Editor's Note
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
Nutrition Facts
1 fillet with 1/4 cup salsa: 195 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 124mg cholesterol, 204mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 32g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 fruit.

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