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Mahi Mahi with a Macadamia Crust

CATEGORY: Main Course
 
Mahi Mahi is a delicate white fish that's just delicious.  The macadamia crust adds the perfect decadet touch.  Serve this dish with a pineapple mango salsa....Yum!
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SERVINGS: 4
PREP TIME: 10 minutes
COOK TIME: 15 minutes
INGREDIENTS
  • 5 ounces (about 1 1/4 cups) coarsely ground, roasted macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • Vegetable oil, for brushing foil
  • 4 (6 to 8-ounce) mahi mahi fillets
  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons coconut milk
DIRECTIONS

Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a medium bowl, stir together the nuts, panko, flour, and butter. Set aside. 

Place a piece of aluminum foil on a baking sheet and brush it liberally with vegetable oil. Place the mahi mahi on the foil and sprinkle each fillet with salt and pepper on both sides. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and brush each fillet with the coconut milk. Divide the nut mixture among the tops of the 4 fillets, patting the mixture to spread and adhere to the fillets. Return to the oven and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown. 

Remove from the oven and allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.

This recipe is adapted from an Alton Brown recipe on www.foodnetwork.com