Blackened Mahi Mahi with Mango Salsa

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Blackened grilled fish served with a mango and tomato salsa Recipe from the Hunt's "Best Meals. Best Moments. Recipe Contest" 2009 - Jonathan, Vero Beach, FL, 4th Place

  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 mahi mahi fillets (4 oz each)
  • PAM® Grilling Spray
  • 1 can (14.5 oz each) Hunt's® Stewed Tomatoes, drained, chopped
  • 1 medium mango, peeled, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded, chopped
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 lime, juiced

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  1. Combine the 1-1/2 teaspoons cumin, the garlic powder, dried oregano, ground ginger, smoked paprika, salt and black and red peppers in small bowl. Stir in olive oil to make a saucy paste; divide mixture in half and set aside one portion.
  2. Brush half of the paste on fish fillets; set aside. Lightly spray grill or grill pan with PAM. Heat to high heat; when hot, add fish and cook 3 to 4 minutes per side, turning once.
  3. Meanwhile, combine drained tomatoes, mango, jalapeno, red onion, cilantro, the 1 teaspoon cumin, the garlic and lime juice in medium bowl; set aside.
  4. Remove fish from grill once it flakes easily with a fork. Brush remaining paste on cooked fish. Serve with Mango Salsa.
Cook's Tips

For added smokiness, use hickory or oak chips for outdoor grill.

Cook's Tips

For added smokiness, use hickory or oak chips for outdoor grill.

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Brian May 25, 2014

This was fantastic! It was easy to fix, and was a good as any restaurant would fix. I highly recommend this.

Anonymous March 29, 2014

I did not make the salsa, just the blackening spices. Very good, with just the right amount of heat for me.

foodies June 29, 2013

Great! a new favorite recipe

The Hand That Rocks the Ladle March 11, 2013

This dish is absolutely delicious and so easy! I served it over coconut rice with roasted asparagus and garlic on the side.

Anonymous January 13, 2013

my family loves it. you can use ready made salsa or add different things you like. it cant go wrong.

Alonegator July 20, 2012

Easy, fast and delightfully delicious! Summer serving from the BBQ.