Recipe courtesy of Dave Lieberman
Mako Shark with Grilled Pineapple Salsa
Total:
27 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
27 min
Active:
15 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Salsa:
  • 1 medium ripe pineapple, trimmed, cored, quartered lengthwise and cut again lengthwise
  • Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 limes, juiced and lime halves reserved
  • 1 small red onion, minced
  • 1/2 bunch fresh mint, leaves finely chopped (about 1/2 cup leaves)
  • 1/2 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves finely chopped (about 1/2 cup leaves)
  • Couple pinches kosher salt
  • Superfine sugar, optional
Fish:
  • 4 (8-ounce) center-cut mako shark fillets
  • Drizzle extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 20 grinds black pepper

Directions

Heat a grill pan or griddle over medium-high heat. Lightly rub the pineapple pieces with oil. Grill on all sides, about 2 minutes per side or until lightly caramelized with nice char marks. Remove from grill and set aside to cool slightly.

Cut grilled pineapple into 1/2-inch dice and add to a medium bowl. Add all remaining salsa ingredients, including the lime halves. These will lend the additional lime oils in the rinds to the mixture, making a more aromatic salsa. Set aside until ready to use.

While grill is still hot, rub each shark steak with olive oil and season with salt and pepper.

Place steaks on grill across the grill ribs and cook for about 3 to 5 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the steaks. Gently turn fish so it does not fall apart. Once the flesh has become opaque and firm to the touch, it is cooked through. Remove to a platter and spoon salsa over fish. Serve immediately.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Shark Tacos

Shark Jumble

Recipe courtesy of The Pickled Onion

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Tia Mowry at Home

7:30am | 6:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

8:30am | 7:30c

Tia Mowry at Home

9:30am | 8:30c

Unique Eats

10am | 9c

Unique Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Unique Eats

11am | 10c

Unique Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Unique Sweets

12pm | 11c

Unique Sweets

12:30pm | 11:30c

Unique Sweets

1pm | 12c

Unique Sweets

1:30pm | 12:30c

Unique Sweets

2:30pm | 1:30c

Unwrapped

3pm | 2c

Unwrapped

3:30pm | 2:30c

Unwrapped

4pm | 3c

Unwrapped

5pm | 4c

Unwrapped

6pm | 5c

Top 5 Restaurants

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Guilty Pleasures

8pm | 7c

Guilty Pleasures

8:30pm | 7:30c

Guilty Pleasures

9:30pm | 8:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

10pm | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Guilty Pleasures

12:30am | 11:30c

Guilty Pleasures

1:30am | 12:30c

Unwrapped 2.0

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here