In this recipe from Eating Well, mahi mahi is encrusted with a delicious potato topping that packs a kick thanks to a little horseradish. To prepare the dish, all you have to do is stir together the topping, press onto fish and then roast for 13 minutes. Finish off with a few minutes under the broiler and voila you have a fuss free yet fancy mahi mahi dinner.
Potato Horseradish Crusted Mahi Mahi
1 cup precooked shredded potatoes*
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tbsp prepared horseradish
5 tsp Dijon mustard, divided
1.25 lb Mahi Mahi, skin removed and cut into 4 portions
Salt and Pepper
1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil and spritz with nonstick spray.
2. To prepare the topping, stir together potatoes, garlic, horseradish, 1 tsp of the Dijon, and salt and pepper to taste in a medium bowl. Mix until topping ingredients are evenly incorporated
3. Season mahi filets with salt and pepper and place on prepared baking sheet. Place remaining 4 tsp of Dijon I a small dish.
4. Use a pastry brush to brush the tips of the mahi evenly with the 4 tsp of Dijon. Use your hands to evenly press potato topping onto the top of each filet.
5. Transfer fish to the oven and roast for 13 minutes. Remove pan from oven and switch on broiler.
6. Return fish to oven and broil 5-7 minutes or until fish is cooked through and potato crust is slightly golden and crisp.
Nutrition information--approximately 200 calories per serving
* Look for precooked shredded potatoes (like the kind by Simply Potatoes) in the refrigerated section of the produce department or near the refrigerated breakfast items.