Seared Mahi-Mahi with Mango Sauce and Fragrant Rice

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 50 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
Save Recipe

Ingredients

Rice:

1 cup jasmine rice

2 cups water

2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves

2 scallions, green parts only, chopped

Salt

Mango Sauce:

1 mango

1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

1/4 cup grapeseed oil

1 lime, juiced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves

1 clove garlic, quartered

1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger

Fish:

4 mahi-mahi fillets

1/4 cup grapeseed oil

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

2 scallions, chopped, for garnish

Directions

  1. For the rice: Combine the rice and water together in a large saucepan. Place the pan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Cook the rice for 20 minutes.
  2. For the sauce: Peel the mango and slice the flesh off the pit. Dice the mango flesh.
  3. In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the mango, cilantro, garlic, and ginger. Set aside.
  4. Heat a large, nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat.
  5. Rub the fish fillets with the oil, salt, and pepper. Place in the hot pan and sear until golden on 1 side, 3 to 4 minutes.
  6. Turn the fish over and cook until cooked through, another 3 to 4 minutes. Be careful not to overcook the fish. You'll know the fish is done when the flesh springs back. Remove the fish to a plate.
  7. When the rice is cooked, fluff it with a fork and gently stir in the cilantro and scallions. Season with salt, to taste.
  8. Place a mound of rice on each plate. Top with mahi-mahi. Spoon the mango sauce over each fillet and top with chopped scallions. Drizzle the liquid from the mango sauce around the rice.

Seared Mahi Mahi with Zesty Basil Butter

Seared Mahi-Mahi with Saffron Risotto and Mango Sauce

Seared Mahi Mahi with Grilled Mango-Pineapple Salsa, Green Rice, and Black Beans

Mahi Mahi with Mango-Vanilla Coulis