burrito – Easy Broiled Mahi Mahi Burritos

Tuesday Jun 1, 2010

Mahi mahi is the Hawaiian name of a fish also know as dolphin fish that is not related to the dolphin at all. Like most fish it is low in calories and fat and is quick to prepare. It has a firm, meaty texture and a sweet, mild flavor. A 4oz. serving, has 100 calories, 4. 5 grams of fat, 0 trans fat, 1 gram of carbohydrates and 22 grams of protein. It’s also a pretty versatile fish as it takes well to grilling, baking, broiling, and sauteing. Perfect for a summer day or any time of day, mahi mahi burritos are low in calories, easy to put together, and nutritious and a fresh alternative to the bean burrito.



1 lb. mahi mahi fillets

For the Salsa:

2 large tomatoes, roughly chopped

1/2 purple onion, thinly chopped

a handful of fresh cilantro, chopped

1 small jalapeno, seeded and minced

1 large avocado, peeled and diced

juice of 1/2 lemon

salt, to taste

4 large flour tortillas, warmed

1. Preheat broiler. Grease a baking sheet with olive oil and broil fish fillets for 20 minutes or until it flakes easily.

2. Meanwhile, combine all the ingredients for the salsa in a large mixing bowl and mix to thoroughly combine. Adjust lemon or salt, if necessary. Chill in refrigerator till ready to serve.

3. Once fish is ready, remove from broiler and cut into pieces and set aside.

4. Warm the tortillas. Remove salsa from refrigerator. Place fish on warmed tortillas garnish with salsa and serve immediately.

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