Sweet Spicy Braised Mahi Mahi

Hidemi Walsh


I love to use Asian flavored ingredients whenever I cook. I used to cook braised fish with many kinds of fish since I was living in Hokkaido where is famous for fresh seafood. But it is not easy to get fresh and many variety of seafood in my town. Whenever I get a good fish, it is a great opportunity for me to cook something special. This is the one of the recipes. . I used just one cooking technique which is Otoshibuta, Japanese-style drop-lids which heat is evenly distributed so that taste is great and also keeps fragile ingredients in the original shape.

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30 Min


Stove Top


1 stick
sesame oil
1/2 Tbsp
minced garlic
1 Tbsp
grated ginger
1/2 c
2 Tbsp
white wine
2 tsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
sweet chili sauce
mahi mahi fillets (0.3lb each)
2 Tbsp
minced scallon

Directions Step-By-Step

In a skillet, heat sesame oil and cook garlic over medium heat until fragrant. Stir in ginger, water, white wine, soy sauce and sweet chili sauce. Bring to a boil.
Place mahi mahi fillets into the skillet, reduce heat to medium-low heat, place a small lid (smaller than the skillet and large enough to cover mahi mahi fillets as otoshibuta, literally: drop-lids) and simmer until mahi mahi fillets are cooked thoroughly.
When the mahi mahi are cooked, uncover, add scallions to the skillet and simmer for another 1 minute.
Place mahi mahi fillet on each serving plate.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fish
Main Ingredient: Fish
Regional Style: Asian