Baked Mahi Mahi Recipe


This baked mahi mahi has a ginger glaze that gives it a unique flavor.

By combining sweet and sour tastes to this fish recipe you will be watering at the mouth. Your family will ask you to make this over and over again for dinner each week.

Fish meals are packed with vitamins and minerals and has lots of health benefits. Check out all the benefits here. So try to get in at least one fish dinner each week.

Below are the list of ingredients, directions, recipe nutrition information and Weight Watchers points.

baked ginger glazed mahi mahi recipe


Baked Mahi Mahi

This delicious baked mahi mahi fish recipe combines both sweet and sour taste sensations with a wonderful spice kick from the ginger. Add some steamed vegetables, a fruit medley and brown rice to complete this dinner idea.

With just 8 smart points value for the main dish and freebies on the veggies and fruit, you are sure to have some extras points left for the day.

So finish your meal with a creamy pumpkin pudding dessert to satisfy your sweet tooth.

Recipe Type:

Fish, Main Dish, Seafood

Degree of Difficulty:

Moderate

Ingredients

  • 24 oz Mahi Mahi, cut into 4 fillets
  • 3 Tbsp Honey
  • 3 Tbs Soy sauce
  • 3 Tbs Balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp Ginger root
  • 1 Garlic clove, crushed
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • Pinch of sea salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Season fillets with sea salt and ground pepper.
  2. Place fillets, skin side down, in a glass dish.
  3. Prepare marinade in a small glass dish using the honey, soy sauce, balsamic vinegar, ginger, garlic and 2 tsp extra virgin olive oil.
  4. Pour marinade over fillets and cover.
  5. Refrigerate for 20 minutes.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  7. Lightly spray a baking dish with cooking spray.
  8. Remove fish from the dish, and reserve marinade.
  9. Place marinated fillets into cooking dish and place in the oven.
  10. Bake for approximately 5 – 7 minutes each side (covered) or until fish is flaky.
  11. Take remaining marinade and heat in a skillet over medium heat.
  12. When fish is done, spoon marinade over fillets and serve.

Cooking Times

Prep Time: 10 minutes Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Nutrition Facts for Baked Mahi Mahi Recipe

Nutrition facts shown below are per serving. The number of serving is noted in the header section below. The serving size is the first item noted on the nutrition facts table.


Nutrition Per Serving

Number of Servings: 4
Serving Size 1 fillet
Calories 300
Total Fat 8.2g
      Sat Fat 1.3g
Cholesterol 148.9mg
Sodium 653.7mg
Total Carbohydrates 16.5g
      Fiber <1g
      Sugar 15g
Protein 38.5g

Weight Watchers Points

FreeStyle
Smart Points:
6 pts
Smart Points
Non-Freestyle:
7 pts
Points
Plus:
7pts
Original
Points:
7pts

The Mahi Mahi was not included in the calculation for Freestyle SmartPoints

Tips

If you prefer, you can broil the fish instead of baking. The cooking time is about the same. Just watch it carefully to make sure you don't over cook it.


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