Ingredient: honey

Mango Butter Grouper Fish

Grilled Grouper with Mango Butter

Try Grilled Grouper with Mango Butter

This Grilled Grouper with Mango Butter is a super-easy, slightly spicy dish that we think you’ll love.

As the name implies, mango butter comes from the seeds of the mango tree. … When cold-pressed from the seeds into a natural butter, mango makes a butter that is considered very similar to cocoa butter and shea butter because it tends to be moisturizing without being greasy.

Fresh Grouper from Motts Channel Seafood offers a firm texture, white meat with a large flake and a mild flavor. It is indeed an extra lean fish.  It lends itself well to any form of cooking. Because it is a lean fish, some basting is necessary while broiling or baking to keep the flesh moist. Fish cooks quickly. Do not overcook.

Fish is done when the flesh becomes opaque and flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Substitutes fish for this recipe include  Snapper and Mahi-Mahi.

Serves four. Recipe and Photo Credit: Laura 17 as published by allrecipes.com.

Mango Butter Grouper Fish
Grilled Grouper with Mango Butter
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4 people
Mango Butter Grouper Fish
Grilled Grouper with Mango Butter
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4 people
Servings
4 people
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Servings: people
Instructions
  1. Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the shallot; cook and stir until the onion has softened and turned translucent, about 5 minutes. Stir in the mango, honey 1/4 cup olive oil, white wine, red pepper flakes, and salt. Reduce heat, and simmer until liquid has reduced slightly, about 10 minutes.
  2. Brush both sides of the grouper fillets with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, and season with salt and white pepper.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Arrange grouper fillets on the skillet and cook until the fish is opaque and separates easily under a fork, about 4 minutes on each side. Serve the fish with the mango sauce on top.
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Pan-Seared Cilantro Lime Mahi-Mahi with Mexican Rice and Chili Lime Black Beans

This Cilantro Lime Mahi-Mahi is the perfect dish to celebrate Cinco de Mayo or really anytime you are in the mood for some fresh Mexican style seafood. But first, a little bit of information about the star of this recipe…Mahi Mahi.

This fish is named the dolphin fish, but not to be confused with the mammal dolphin. It was renamed Mahi-Mahi by the Hawaiians so it would not be confused with the other dolphin. Mahi-Mahi is typically found in tropical and subtropical waters from early May to September.

This type of fish is “fatty”, a firm fish with very flavorful flesh and is best served as a steak or a fillet. You can bake it, broil it, grill it, saute’ it, sear it or even, steam it.

Mahi-Mahi also matches well with avocados, chiles, cilantro, coconut, cumin, fruits, garlic, ginger, grapefruit, lime, olive oil, papaya, parsley, pineapples, soy sauce, and tomatoes.

We hope you enjoy this Cilantro Lime Mahi-Mahi recipe. Recipe and Photo Credit: A Place at the Table

Motts Channel Seafood is THE place to pick up fresh, local Mahi-Mahi. It’s where fresh is best.

Pan-Seared Cilantro Lime Mahi-Mahi with Mexican Rice and Chili Lime Black Beans
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2 people
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2 people
Pan-Seared Cilantro Lime Mahi-Mahi with Mexican Rice and Chili Lime Black Beans
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2 people
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2 people
Ingredients
Servings: people
Instructions
  1. In a separate bowl, combine 1 tablespoon honey, the juice from half of the lime, a pinch of salt, pepper, and 1 tablespoon cilantro. Pour into Ziplock bag and add mahi-mahi filets. The ideal marinade time is 1+ hours. After marinated, place on a separate plate and sprinkle with garlic powder and cumin.
  2. Heat 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat and add rice. Cook, stirring constantly, until golden brown. Be careful not to overcook/burn the rice in this step! While rice is cooking, sprinkle with garlic powder and cumin. Stir in onions and cook until tender. Then, stir in chicken broth and tomato sauce; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 25-30 minutes. After all the liquid is absorbed, your rice is done. Add seasonings to taste. Fluff with a fork. While the rice is cooking, open the can of black beans and pour into a small pot.
  3. Add the juice of half the lime, 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro, and sprinkle with chili powder. Cover over low heat.
  4. Lightly coat another pan with cooking spray and heat over medium for 3-4 minutes. When the pan is hot, add marinated mahi-mahi to the pan. Sear for approximately 3 minutes on one side and gently flip the mahi-mahi over. Cook for 3-4 more minutes until slightly opaque. Be careful not to overcook the fish!
  5. Plate and enjoy.
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Ginger Glazed

Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi

Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi

This Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi-Mahi recipe is bursting with flavor and combines both sweet and sour taste sensations. This is a simply and delicious recipe with only a 30-minute prep time that includes 20 minutes to marinate.  Serves four. Recipe and photo credit: Allrecipes.com. For more great recipes please visit Alison’s Recipe Box by clicking here. Need more ideas? The Motts Channel Seafood staff is happy to offer up tempting suggestions for your next fresh fish or seafood meal.

According to the website Panoply, the mahi-mahi is well known for putting up a good fight at the end of line, dancing and jumping as the angler works to get him to the back of the boat! They are also known for the brilliant neon blues, greens and yellows they display on their flanks and for providing a delicious reward.

Ginger Glazed
Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi
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This Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi is bursting with flavor and combines both sweet and sour taste sensations. This is a simply and delicious recipe with only a 30-minute prep time that includes 20 minutes to marinate. Serves four. Recipe and photo credit: Allrecipes.com. For more great recipes please visit Alison's Recipe Box. Need more ideas? The Motts Channel Seafood staff is happy to offer up tempting suggestions for your next fresh fish or seafood meal.
Servings Prep Time
4 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ginger Glazed
Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi
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This Ginger Glazed Mahi Mahi is bursting with flavor and combines both sweet and sour taste sensations. This is a simply and delicious recipe with only a 30-minute prep time that includes 20 minutes to marinate. Serves four. Recipe and photo credit: Allrecipes.com. For more great recipes please visit Alison's Recipe Box. Need more ideas? The Motts Channel Seafood staff is happy to offer up tempting suggestions for your next fresh fish or seafood meal.
Servings Prep Time
4 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Servings Prep Time
4 10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Ingredients
Servings:
Instructions
  1. In a shallow glass dish, stir together the honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, ginger, garlic and olive oil. Season fish fillets with salt and pepper, and place them into the dish. If the fillets have skin on them, place them skin side down.
  2. Cover, and refrigerate for 20 minutes to marinate.
  3. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Remove fish from the dish, and reserve marinade. Fry fish for 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.
  4. Pour reserved marinade into the skillet, and heat over medium heat until the mixture reduces to a glazed consistently. Spoon glaze over fish, and serve immediately.
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Pumpkin Shrimp Bruschetta

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Pumpkin Shrimp Bruschetta
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Fresh Motts Channel Seafood shrimp makes this a perfect "go to" recipe for your next fall gathering.
Servings
20 appetizers
Servings
20 appetizers
Pumpkin Shrimp Bruschetta
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Fresh Motts Channel Seafood shrimp makes this a perfect "go to" recipe for your next fall gathering.
Servings
20 appetizers
Servings
20 appetizers
Ingredients
Servings: appetizers
Instructions
  1. Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails intact. Rinse shrimp.
  2. In a large skillet, cook shrimp in a large amount of boiling water for 2 to 3 minutes or until shrimp are opaque. Drain well.
  3. Preheat broiler. In a medium bowl, whisk together pumpkin, goat cheese, lemon juice, and honey; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl, combine shrimp, arugula, onion, pumpkin seeds, and salad dressing; set aside.
  5. Brush both sides of baguette slices lightly with olive oil. Arrange on a large baking sheet. Broil 3 to 4 inches from the heat about 2 minutes or until toasted, turning bread over once.
  6. Spread pumpkin mixture on one side of toasted baguette slices. Top each with a shrimp and some of the arugula mixture. If desired, top each with shaved Parmesan cheese.
Recipe Notes

* To toast pumpkin seeds: Place pumpkin seeds in a dry large skillet; cover. Heat over medium heat about 5 minutes or until seeds are toasted, shaking skillet occasionally.

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Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds

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Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds

Ingredients (serves 4)

For the grilled tuna

  • 4 tuna steaks (4 ounces each, about ¾-inch thick)
  • Olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper

for the salad

  • 2 cups mesclun
  • 1 pound asparagus, washed and trimmed
  • 2 hard cooked eggs, halved
  • 2 Tablespoons raw sunflower seeds
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • ground pepper, to taste

for the dressing

  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 Tablespoon pear infused white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey

Instructions

for grilled asparagus

  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Lightly coat asparagus spears with oil. Sprinkle with sea salt. Brush tuna with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill tuna for 2 to 2 ½ minutes per side. (The center should be raw.) Allow fish to rest while grilling asparagus for approximately 5 minutes. During grilling, roll spears 1/4 turn every minute to ensure even cooking.
  4. Remove from grill and set aside.

for salad dressing

Add ingredients for dressing together in a small bowl and set aside.

for salad

In a large bowl add mesclun. Whisk salad dressing to combine and drizzle over greens. Toss well. Add grilled asparagus and hard cooked eggs. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds and freshly ground pepper. Top with tuna.

Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds
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4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Seared Tuna with Field Greens, Asparagus, and Sunflower Seeds
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Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Servings
4 people
Cook Time
10 Minutes
Ingredients
For the grilled tuna
For the salad
For the dressing
Servings: people
Instructions
For grilled asparagus
  1. Preheat grill.
  2. Lightly coat asparagus spears with oil. Sprinkle with sea salt. Brush tuna with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Grill tuna for 2 to 2 ½ minutes per side. (The center should be raw.) Allow fish to rest while grilling asparagus for approximately 5 minutes. During grilling, roll spears 1/4 turn every minute to ensure even cooking.
  4. Remove from grill and set aside.
For salad dressing
  1. Add ingredients for dressing together in a small bowl and set aside.
For salad
  1. In a large bowl add mesclun. Whisk salad dressing to combine and drizzle over greens.
  2. Toss well.
  3. Add grilled asparagus and hard cooked eggs. Sprinkle with sunflower seeds and freshly ground pepper. Top with tuna.
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