Friday, June 19, 2009

Macadamia Nut Crusted Halibut

We had this for dinner this week. It was super super easy but looks like it took a lot of time & effort. It's from Alton Brown. On a side note, this calls for just a little bit of coconut milk & just so you don't have to open a whole can of milk look for powdered coconut milk in the grocery store. HEB has it here. I always keep it on hand for when I need small amounts. It tastes the same as canned coconut milk.

Macadamia Nut Crusted Mahi Mahi

Recipe courtesy Alton Brown, 2003

Prep Time:
10 min
Inactive Prep Time:
10 min
Cook Time:
15 min


4 servings


* 5 ounces (about 1 1/4 cups) coarsely ground, roasted macadamia nuts
* 1/2 cup panko (Japanese-style bread crumbs)
* 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
* 1/4 cup butter, melted
* Vegetable oil, for brushing foil
* 4 (6 to 8-ounce) mahi mahi fillets
* Kosher salt and pepper
* 2 tablespoons coconut milk


Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. In a medium bowl, stir together the nuts, panko, flour, and butter. Set aside.

Place a piece of aluminum foil on a baking sheet and brush it liberally with vegetable oil. Place the mahi mahi on the foil and sprinkle each fillet with salt and pepper on both sides. Bake for 5 minutes. Remove from the oven and brush each fillet with the coconut milk. Divide the nut mixture among the tops of the 4 fillets, patting the mixture to spread and adhere to the fillets. Return to the oven and bake for 5 to 10 minutes, or until the crust is golden brown.

Remove from the oven and allow to stand 10 minutes before serving.


Mise En Place said...

Hi nice blog :)
I made this but turned it into the pie crust and posted about it today too. I want to try it with the mahi-mahi sometime.

cchw said...

YUMMY! i made this tonight, but used regular bread crumbs & vanilla soy instead of coconut milk. we loved it! i've never made fish & i ALWAYS overcook meat, but this fish was juicy.

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