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Grilled Mahimahi With Lime-Ginger Vinaigrette

An exotic and light main course. The vinaigrette would work just as well with red snapper.

Type: Fish
Courses: Main Course
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 118mlCanola or vegetable oil
1/2 cup 73g / 2.6ozChopped fresh lemongrass
  = (from bottom 4" of 2 stalks)
3 tablespoons 45mlChopped peeled fresh ginger
2 tablespoons 30mlFresh lime juice
2 teaspoons 10mlGrated lime peel
4   Mahimahi fillets, 3/4" thick - (7 to 8 oz ea)

Recipe Instructions

Cook oil, lemongrass, and ginger in small saucepan over low heat 15 minutes to develop flavor. Cool completely. Strain oil into small bowl.

Whisk 1/4 cup ginger oil, lime juice, and lime peel in medium bowl to blend. Season vinaigrette with salt and pepper.

Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat). Brush remaining ginger oil over fish. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill until fish is just cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer fish to plates, drizzle with vinaigrette, and serve.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

Bon Appetit, August 2002


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