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Mahi Mahi with a "mirin-q" glaze

NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,246
edited 7:39AM in EggHead Forum
I grilled some thick mahi mahi fillets on my Egg tonight for my wife and youngest son. I don't like fish but they love it, so I cook it for them during the summer.

Seasoned the fillets with DP Raging River. Grilled them flesh side down for 3 minutes at 350f and then flipped them skin side down.


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I made a glaze out of
1/3 cup commercial bbq sauce
2 Tbsp mirin
2 Tbsp dry sherry (still seemed wet to me, ha ha)
1.5 tsp sesame oil

I glazed them at 5 minutes after the flip (8 total now) because I thought they would be done soon.

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But since my coals were almost empty, they were farther from the grate (aka grid) and ended up taking another 5-7 minutes. If I had the coal up to the top of the fire box, it would have gone quicker.

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The fish disappeared quickly. The glaze was perfect for grilled meaty fish like dolphin. If I was making it for me, I would have added a 1/4-1/2 tsp of red pepper flake or maybe Sriracha sauce.
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Comments

  • Clay QClay Q Posts: 4,418
    Looks terrific, must taste terrific. :)
    Chris, why don't you like fish? You make it soooo good.

    Have you tried blackened fish? Ya get a nice crust going and it's a treat. Flavors are up threw the roof, tender moist large flakes in the center with a crunch to the outside crust. No skin, no bones, no kidding. Blackened fish might change your mind and it's a blast to cook as well.
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,315
    Very nice!!! For someone who doesn't like fish you did it justice. Thanks for the ingredients
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,246
    Clay,

    As a matter of fact, yep, just this week:

    http://www.nibblemethis.com/2011/06/blackened-redfish-with-grilled-peppers.html

    My son brought home some redfish he caught. I did try one bite. I loved the flavors, hated the fish, lol.
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  • Photo EggPhoto Egg Posts: 3,661
    Some great fish cooks tonight...
    Thank you,
    Darian


    Galveston Texas
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  • Capt FrankCapt Frank Posts: 2,578
    Hey Chris, sometime try putting Mayo on your fish along with the rub, gives it a nice glaze finish! :)
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  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,246
    Will do frank, I've never heard of that before (but I don't cook much fish).

    8 years ago I would have said, "Frank are you crazy? Mayo?" but I loves me some Alabama white BBQ sauce on chicken so these days it totally makes since to me:)
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  • BananaChipzBananaChipz Posts: 207
    Looks nice!

    How do you like those grates?
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  • BotchBotch Posts: 3,044
    Isn't mayo just tartar sauce without the pickle relish? :huh:
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