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Macadamia-Crusted Mahi Mahi

Time:
1 Hour
Difficulty:
Medium
Serves:
4 People
Overhead view of macadamia crusted Mahi Mahi on white plate.

Ingredients

1/4 cup all-purpose flour
4 4-oz mahi fillets
2 beaten egg whites
1/4 cup crushed macadamia nuts

Carmelized Pineapple Sauce
1 tsp unsalted butter
3 Tbsp finely minced onion
1/2 cup diced pineapple
1/4 cup frozen concentrated pineapple juice
1 1/2 Tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
1 tsp minced ginger
1 1/2 cups Vegetable Stock
1 vanilla bean
1/2 tsp low-sodium tamari
Pinch cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F.

  2. Dredge fish in flour, dip in beaten egg whites and roll in crushed macadamia nuts. Place in baking dish and bake for 10 to 15 minutes, or until fish is cooked through.

  3. In a large sauté pan, melt butter over low heat. Add onions and cook until transparent. Add pineapple and cook until all ingredients are browned, about 15 to 20 minutes. Add pineapple juice and rice vinegar. Cook sauce for 5 to 10 minutes, or until thick and golden.

  4. Add ginger and stock and bring to a boil. Split vanilla bean open lengthwise and add vanilla bean, tamari and cayenne to pan. Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes. Remove vanilla bean and puree.

  5. Serve 1 fish fillet with 1/4 cup Caramelized Pineapple Sauce.

Nutrition

Calories 230
Protein 17g
Sodium 275mg
Carbohydrates 15g
Fat 12g
Fiber 1g
Cholesterol 139mg
Servings 4