Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi

Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi

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Chef David Highlander 4

"This is an unbelievable Hawaiian recipe that utilizes native ingredients to create a succulent hot and sweet entree."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 465 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 25.1 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.8g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 36.1 g
  • 72%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 168 mg
  • 56%
  • Sodium:
  • 1105 mg
  • 44%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  2. In a food processor or blender, pulse together macadamia nuts and breadcrumbs until finely ground. Pour nut mixture onto a plate, and coat fish fillets on both sides.
  3. Heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Fry fillets on both sides until nuts are golden brown. Remove to a baking pan.
  4. Add shallots to skillet, and cook until translucent. Stir in chicken stock. Mix in pineapple, papaya, mango, coconut, and habanero peppers. Season with salt, pepper, and sugar to taste. Simmer until sauce is thick, about 30 minutes. Strain to remove peppers, fruit, and shallots. Reserve sauce in a pan over low heat.
  5. Bake mahi mahi in preheated oven about 10 minutes, until internal temperature reaches 140 degrees F. Remove fish, and lightly coat with sauce.
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We had macadamia nut crusted mahi at a *very expensive* restaurant in Hawaii a year and a half ago. Ever since, my husband has been raving about it. I decided to try this recipe for our Easter...

This recipe is outstanding!! I served it for a small dinner party (4 people) and I received glowing compliments (this using previously frozen mahi). Changes I made: I used a whole can of maca...

I would never want to mess with a chef's perfection, but Target's Archer Farms brand makes a sauce with habanero's and mangos if you want a short cut.