Grilled Mahi Mahi with Avocado-Chili Salsa

November 14, 2012  |  

Ready to spice up your life with salsa? Add a little bit of avocado and grilled mahi-mahi to kick off the fiesta! Recipe courtesy of the Food Network!


1 ripe avocado, cut into 1/4- to 1/2-inch chunks
2 plum tomatoes, cut into 1/2-inch chunks
1 cup minced red onion
1 jalapeno pepper or serrano chile, seeded and minced
1/2 cup minced fresh cilantro
1 lime, juiced
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

Mahi mahi:

1 1/2 pounds mahi mahi, cut into 4 pieces
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1 lime, juiced
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, to taste

1. Combine all of the ingredients in a large, nonreactive bowl (glass, stainless steel, or glazed ceramic), and mix gently with a spoon. Set aside. You can prepare this salsa up to a few hours before serving and store it in the refrigerator in a covered container.

2. In a deep, nonreactive dish (glass, stainless steel, or glazed ceramic), marinate the fish with the other ingredients for 20-30 minutes before grilling.

3. Grill over coals or on a grill, or cook under a broiler for 6-8 minutes per side.

4. Serve the fish with the salsa on top.

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