Recipe courtesy of Robert Irvine
Episode: Sweet Surprise
Seared Mahi-Mahi with Mango Sauce and Fragrant Rice
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
50 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Rice:
  • 1 cup jasmine rice
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 scallions, green parts only, chopped
  • Salt
Mango Sauce:
  • 1 mango
  • 1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1 clove garlic, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh ginger
Fish:
  • 4 mahi-mahi fillets
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 scallions, chopped, for garnish

Directions

For the rice: Combine the rice and water together in a large saucepan. Place the pan over medium heat and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and cover the pot. Cook the rice for 20 minutes.

For the sauce: Peel the mango and slice the flesh off the pit. Dice the mango flesh.

In a large bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the mango, cilantro, garlic, and ginger. Set aside.

Heat a large, nonstick saute pan over medium-high heat.

Rub the fish fillets with the oil, salt, and pepper. Place in the hot pan and sear until golden on 1 side, 3 to 4 minutes.

Turn the fish over and cook until cooked through, another 3 to 4 minutes. Be careful not to overcook the fish. You'll know the fish is done when the flesh springs back. Remove the fish to a plate.

When the rice is cooked, fluff it with a fork and gently stir in the cilantro and scallions. Season with salt, to taste.

Place a mound of rice on each plate. Top with mahi-mahi. Spoon the mango sauce over each fillet and top with chopped scallions. Drizzle the liquid from the mango sauce around the rice.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Seared Mahi-Mahi with Saffron Risotto and Mango Sauce

Mahi-Mahi a la Plancha Tacos

Grilled Mahi-Mahi, Ceviche-Style

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Mahi Mahi Ceviche

Mahi-Mahi with Orange Beurre Blanc Sauce

Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Black Bean Salsa

Recipe courtesy of Ingrid Hoffmann

Deep-Fried Mahi-Mahi Macadamia Nut Fingers

Recipe courtesy of Sam Choy

Cooking Tips

How to Poach Eggs Perfectly

Watch videos from Cooking Channel shows and chefs. Learn to prepare feature recipes and relive your favorite moments

On TV

UpRooted

7am | 6c

UpRooted

7:30am | 6:30c

UpRooted

8am | 7c

UpRooted

8:30am | 7:30c

UpRooted

9am | 8c

UpRooted

9:30am | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10am | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30am | 9:30c

Cheap Eats

11am | 10c

Cheap Eats

11:30am | 10:30c

Cheap Eats

12pm | 11c

Cheap Eats

12:30pm | 11:30c

Cheap Eats

1pm | 12c

Cheap Eats

1:30pm | 12:30c

Donut Showdown

2:30pm | 1:30c

Donut Showdown

3:30pm | 2:30c

Donut Showdown

4:30pm | 3:30c

Sugar Showdown

5:30pm | 4:30c

Cupcake Showdown

6:30pm | 5:30c
7pm | 6c
On Tonight
On Tonight
8pm | 7c
9pm | 8c

Cake Hunters

10pm | 9c

Cake Hunters

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c
12am | 11c
1am | 12c

Cake Hunters

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c