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Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Pineapple_small

Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Pineapple

Prep time:
2 hour 10 minutes 
Cooking time:
10 minutes 
Total time:
2 hour 20 minutes 
Ease of prep:
Easy 
Makes 4 Servings
 
Portion size:
1/4 of recipe 

x 4 servings

Nutrition Per Serving

Calories:
248.0 
Carbohydrates:
32.0g
Protein:
2.0g
Fat:
3.5g
Cholesterol:
80.0mg
Sodium:
491.0mg

Exchanges

Starch:
0.0 
Vegetable:
0.0 
Fruit:
2.0 
Meat:
3.0 
Fat:
0.0 
Milk:
0.0 
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For an Island-inspired entrée, try this Grilled Mahi Mahi with Pineapple recipe. The Mahi Mahi marinade uses pineapple juice, low sodium soy sauce, brown sugar, green onions, ginger root, sesame oil, garlic and red pepper. Only 248 calories per serving.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2  cup(s)  unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 1/4  cup(s)  low sodium soy sauce
  • 2  Tbsp  low sodium soy sauce
  • 3  Tbsp  brown sugar
  • 3  Tbsp  green onions, minced
  • 1  Tbsp  dark sesame oil
  • 2  tsp  ginger root, peeled and minced
  • 1 1/2  tsp  garlic, minced
  • 1/2  tsp  dried crushed red pepper
  • 4  (4oz) mahi-mahi fillets
  • 8  (½-inch thick) slices fresh pineapple
  • 1  vegetable cooking spray
  • 1  bunch fresh spinach leaves (optional)
  • 16  green onion curls (optional)

Directions

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients. Place fish and pineapple slices in a large shallow baking dish. Pour half of pineapple juice mixture over fish and pineapple. Cover and marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, turning fish and pineapple occasionally.
  2. Divide remaining pineapple juice mixture in half; set aside.
  3. Remove fish and pineapple from marinade; discard marinade.
  4. Coat grill rack with cooking spray; place on grill over medium-hot coals (350 to 400°F). Place fish and pineapple on rack; grill, covered, 5 to 6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork and pineapple is tender, basting often with half of reserved pineapple juice mixture.
  5. Pour remaining half of reserved pineapple juice mixture through a wire-mesh strainer into a small saucepan, discarding solids remaining in strainer.
  6. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat.
  7. Transfer fish and pineapple to a serving platter. Drizzle with warm pineapple juice mixture.
  8. If desired, garnish with spinach leaves and green onion curls.

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