Macadamia nut crusted Mahi-Mahi

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Lori Heddinger

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@howudoing

My mother loved Mahi-Mahi, so I ate it often as a child. This is my favorite preparation. It is super easy to make, but will definitely impress your guests!

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
4
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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4
6 oz. fish fillets, approximately 1/2-inch thick
sea or kosher salt and fresh-ground pepper
2
eggs
olive oil for frying
1/4 c
macadamia nuts, crushed
1/4 c
plain white bread crumbs
1 tsp
orange zest
1 tsp
lime zest
1 tsp
garlic, minced
1 tsp
chives, minced
1 tsp
basil, chopped

How to Make Macadamia nut crusted Mahi-Mahi

Step-by-Step

  • 1Firmly press the flesh side of each filet into the crust mixture, until evenly crusted.
  • 2Season both sides of the fish fillets with the sea or kosher salt, and fresh-ground pepper.
  • 3In a bowl, beat the eggs. Dip the flesh side of each fillet into the egg mixture — not the skin side.
  • 4In a large pan, add about 1/4 inch of olive oil and heat to medium-hot.
  • 5Saute the fillets, crust side down, until they are golden brown and the crust is firmly set, approximately 2 to 3 minutes. Turn and saute the skin side for approximately 1 minute.
  • 6Remove the fillets from the pan, pat off any excess oil. Place on a baking sheet and bake in oven for 3-4 minutes, until fish is just cooked through.
  • 7Serve with papaya salsa or your favorite sauce.

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About Macadamia nut crusted Mahi-Mahi

Course/Dish: Fish




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