Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

Chef Larry "Lee" White, HEB Seafood Manager

Published On: Jul 11 2012 01:54:32 PM CDT   Updated On: Jul 12 2012 01:50:59 PM CDT
Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos

"This is a great recipe to show off the chef in you.  There is nothing like a little taste of Mexico all wrapped into a corn tortilla.  Just an excellent recipe to take to the lake, beach house or even serve poolside," Chef Lee said.

Serves 4

INGREDIENTS:

Tacos:

Garnish:

 

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.  Place fish in a medium size dish.  Whisk together the oil, lime juice, ancho, serrano, and cilantro and pour over the fish.  Let marinade for 15-20 minutes.
  2. Remove the fish from the marinade and place onto a hot grill, flesh side down.  Grill the fish for 4 minutes on the first side and then flip for 30 seconds and remove.  Let the fish rest for 5 minutes then flake with a fork.
  3. Place the tortillas on the grill for 20 to 30 seconds.  Divide the fish among the tortillas and garnish with any or all of the garnishes.

 

Pureed Tomato Salsa (Yields: 6 to 8 servings):

Preheat grill or use the side burners of the grill.  Heat oil in medium saucepan, add onions and garlic and cook until soft.  Add tomatoes, serrano chiles and cook until tomatoes are soft, about 15 minutes.  Puree the mixture with a hand-held immersion blender until smooth and cook for an additional 15-20 minutes.  Add the hot sauce, oregano, cilantro, and lime juice and season with salt and pepper, to taste.

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