Coconut-poached Mahi Mahi Recipe

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Coconut-Poached Mahi Mahi

Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

A great dish, from Hawaii.


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Serves:

4

Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 small
lime
15 oz
can light coconut milk
1 large
thai green chili pepper, thinly sliced
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1 lb
skinless boneless mahi mahi (or other firm white fish fillet)
1 tsp
salt
1 small
head bok choy, torn (about 3 cups)
crystallized ginger, for garnish (optional)
green chili, quartered lengthwise, for garnish (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Finely shred the peel from the lime, then juice the lime. Set aside the lime peel.
2
In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the lime juice, coconut milk, thai chili, and sugar.
3
Cut fish into 8 portions; rinse and pat dry with paper towels. Rub salt on fish portions, then place fish pieces in coconut milk mixture in saucepan. Cook fish, covered, for 5 minutes. Uncover; gently stir in bok choy, and cook 3 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.
4
Ladle fish with cooking liquid into individual serving bowls. Top with lime peel and, if desired, ginger and green chili garnish.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Hawaiian/Polynesian