Citrus Mahi Mahi Over Lentils and Almonds
In this video, Chef MD shows you how to make a citrus marinated mahi mahi with toasted almonds. The mahi mahi is marinated in a ginger and lime teriyaki sauce, then seared and tossed over green lentils and almonds. Wasabi and cilantro are added for a piquant flavor.
Since lentils, almonds and fish have been all found to lower bad cholesterol, this recipe also gives you a superfood kick against heart disease.
1 cup green lentils
2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce, such as Soy Vay brand
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 teaspoons wasabi paste
2 teaspoons minced pickled ginger plus 1 teaspoon of the ginger juice from jar
4 (5 to 6 oz.) mahi mahi fish fillets
2 tablespoons sliced unblanched almonds, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
Crystallized ginger (optional)
Cant wait to try a bite of this tasty fish? Click here for the simple written directions at chefmd.com.
Yield: Serves Four
Nutrition: Total fat (g): 3.8; Fat calories (kc): 34; Cholesterol (mg): 103; Trans fatty acids (g): 0; Saturated fat (g): 0.4; Polyunsaturated fat (g): 0.6; Monounsaturated fat (g): 1.1; Fiber (g): 7.5; Carbohydrates (g): 30; Sugar (g): 2.8; Protein (g): 37; Sodium (mg): 269; Calcium (mg) 52.
Excellent Source of: Manganese, Vitamin E, Magnesium, Tryptophan, Copper, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Selenium, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Molybdenum, Folate, Dietary Fiber, Protein, Potassium