2 Steppin' Spicy Poached Mahi Mahi

Melissa Goff


I wanted heat, without a lot of ingredients. This was perfect for the taste I was looking for. I tried varies ways to infuse the heat into fish, this was the simpliest.

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5 Min


15 Min


1 lb
mahi mahi filets
16-24 oz
salsa, chunky or picante sauce, any flavor of heat

Directions Step-By-Step

Before using fish in recipe, please clean or rinse fish, then pat dry with paper towels. Then place on a plate and store in refrigator until ready, covered.
In a 2-4 inch deep skillet, heat salsa or picante sauce to a boil. Then turn down on low to a simmer, place cleaned Mahi Mahi on top of sauce. Spoon sauce over fish, lightly.
Cover with lid and poach for 10 to 15 minutes, or until fish is white and flaky.
Serve hot with your favorite side.
*****NOTE: if a salsa or picante sauce is not your thing. You can use 1 16-24 large can of italian stewed tomatoes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish, Salsas
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #spicy, #mahi