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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 240.3
  • Total Fat: 3.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 160.0 mg
  • Sodium: 872.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.2 g
  • Protein: 40.9 g

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Sweetly Succulent Mahi Mahi

Submitted by: JO_JO_BA
Sweetly Succulent Mahi Mahi

Introduction

This deliciously healthy, broiled fish dish combines both sweet and sour taste sensations with a wonderful spice kick from the ginger. The 30 minute prep time includes 20 minutes to marinate. This recipe is a snap and so delicious, you will appreciate the fresh ginger when you taste it! This deliciously healthy, broiled fish dish combines both sweet and sour taste sensations with a wonderful spice kick from the ginger. The 30 minute prep time includes 20 minutes to marinate. This recipe is a snap and so delicious, you will appreciate the fresh ginger when you taste it!
Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    3 tablespoons brown sugar
    4 tbsp water
    3 tablespoons soy sauce
    1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
    2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger root
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    1 teaspoon olive oil
    24oz raw mahi mahi fillets, cut in 4
    salt and pepper to taste

Directions

In a shallow glass dish, stir together the sugar, water, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, ginger, garlic and olive oil.
Season fish fillets lightly with salt and pepper, and place them into the dish.
Cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes to marinate.
Preheat broiler.
Remove fish from the dish, and reserve marinade.
Place fish on a baking tray and broil 4 to 6 minutes on each side, turning only once, until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove fillets to a serving platter and keep warm.
Pour reserved marinade into the skillet, and reduce until the mixture reduces to a glaze.
Spoon glaze over fish, and serve immediately.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.






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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Very delicious yet quick and easy! Gotta love that! I used low sodium soy sauce and ground dry ginger. I will definitely make this one again because it uses ingredients that I regularly have on hand. - 6/18/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This turned out pretty good, & my husband & I are such snobs when it comes to fish (we catch our own). I used the Splenda Brown Sugar Blend instead of regular brown sugar, reduced sodium soy sauce, & dry ginger. I also baked it instead of broiling it. My husband really liked the glaze! - 6/12/08

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I made this last night and I would make only 1 revision. I would use less soy sauce. I felt like I was tasting too much soy sauce which is good I guess if you like soy sauce. My family said they really like it. My kids ate it up! - 6/11/08

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Very good and easy to make. Give yourself enough time to reduce while not letting the fish get cold. - 2/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    We loved this. Made exactly as the recipe indicated and served steamed broccoli and orzo pasta with mushrooms on the side. My 20 month old and 6.5 year old LOVED it, too (hubby did as well). Will try this same recipe Salmon soon. AWESOME! - 1/23/11

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Amazing! My husband and I both loved it. It had a little bit of a spicy kick to it but not bad at all. I can't eat anything remotely spicy and this was just perfect! Sweet, spicy and delicious! - 9/30/10

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    1 of the best recipes I'm seen on this site.Take the time to find fresh ginger,a littls nub is very cheap and a really big difference.My only change is low sodium teraki as I like the sweetness.....Chef Jim - 2/15/09

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This was delicous and easy to make it tasted like something you would get in a resturant. And for the first time in 10 years my husband didnt slather his fish with tarter sauce! The only changes I made was to add more ginger and garlic because I love those ingrediants. - 9/21/08

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  • I used half the marinade for my fish and half for my spouse's chicken. Both were great and so easy to prepare! - 3/30/14

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  • This was excellent. I didn't salt and pepper the fish first but the marinade took care of that. I served it with stir fried onions, zucchini and yellow squash. This was better than a restaurant meal. This is a keeper. By the way, I used Truvia instead of brown sugar bringing the calorie count down. - 11/10/13

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  • This was easy and delicious! Followed measurements exactly, but used low sodium soy sauce, ground ginger, and replaced one tbsp of brown sugar with granulated splenda. Baked at 400 for 15 minutes. Husband loved the glaze and even my toddler liked this dish. Served with Asian-style mixed vegetables. - 4/20/13

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  • Marinade was very good, but I overcooked the fish! - 2/12/13

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  • I made this last night with some mahi mahi that I needed to use. It was fabulous! Didn't have fresh ginger so used dried. But it still tasted good. Will have to try again sometime but plan to use fresh. Thanks for this great recipe!! - 11/21/12

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  • Delicious, quick and easy! Three of my favorite adjectives in the kitchen. I also used low sodium soy sauce but stuck with the fresh ginger root. I will be making this again. - 11/6/12

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  • Very good and easy. I used light soy sauce and more ginger. Perfect with grilled zucchini - 7/12/12

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  • Delicious! I added a handful of chopped scallions to the marinade and served it with a sprinkle of toasted sliced almonds. Yum! - 2/26/12

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  • I liked it...going to mix it up a little next time with pineapple and ginger.. - 2/24/12

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  • My whole family liked this. The only thing I didn't have on hand was the vinegar. I used apple cider that I did have and it came out great! 2 year old said "yum" so it's a hit!!! - 11/10/11

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  • This was a very tasty satisfying dish. I had it with black beans and rice. Delish!!! - 7/10/11

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  • Very Good! - 3/7/11

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  • Oh my goodness this was so yummy. Use a little less soy so it doesn't overwhelm the fish. - 2/8/11

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  • SO delicious!! The sauce is so easy to make but tastes super- gourmet. I'm sure it's good with dried ginger too, but I think fresh ginger really adds the extra zing. We'll definitely be making this again, and I think I'll try it with chicken, too. THANK YOU! This is exactly what I was searching for! - 1/31/11

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  • great with any fish - 1/29/11

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  • This dish was so good!!! We ended up using fresh garlic and it turned out so good!!!! My husband went crazy over it!!!! Thanks!!! - 1/19/11

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  • This was awesome - 1/9/11

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