2935. AVOCADO and BACON MAHI MAHI TACOS

serves six

1¼ lbs boneless skinless mahi mahi
12 whole wheat tortillas (6?)
2 medium avocados, Sliced
4 strips apple-smoked bacon, crumbled
½ cup diced tomatoes
½ cup diced red onion
½ cup sour cream
1½ tablespoons butter
1½ tablespoons lime juice
1 tablespoon tequila
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon sea salt & coarse black peppercorn
Cooking spray to grease

On cutting board cut mahi mahi into 1? cubes, then season with salt & pepper and transfer to large bowl. Melt butter in microwave, then combine with lime juice, tequila, and chili powder, whisking thoroughly. Pour marinade over fish and toss until all pieces are well coated. Place in refrigerator to marinate for 1 – 6 hours.

Heat skillet over medium flame and lightly toast each tortilla, flipping with kitchen tongs to crisp both sides. Place on wire rack to cool until needed.

Generously grease same skillet, then saute red onion over medium-high heat. As onions begin to brown, add in mahi mahi and stir continuously for 6-8 minutes until fish is evenly cooked. Reduce flame to low before stirring in tomatoes, then allow ingredients to simmer for 5 minutes.

Cook bacon in microwave and crumble with hands, then slice avocados. When ready, build tacos with a layer of sliced avocado, one serving spoon of mahi mahi, a dollop of sour cream, and a sprinkling of bacon. Immediately serve.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Christine Fischer, Cooking with Cakes, April 29, 2013

Originally posted 2013-05-22 01:42:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

2725. GRILLED MAHI MAHI with MELTED LEEKS, BACON and MAPLE VINAIGRETTE

serves four

4 portions fresh mahi mahi
4 shallots
4 tablespoons cider vinegar
4 tablespoons maple syrup
8 bacon slices
4 tablespoon olive oil
½ bunch thyme, picked
8 tablespoon vegetable stock
¼ bunch parsley, chopped
3 leeks
¾ stick butter
salt
pepper

Preheat your grill. Dice shallots and the bacon. Render out the fat from the bacon and then remove the bacon from the pan reserving the fat. Add the shallots and the olive oil to the bacon fat, sweat shallots until translucent. Add the cider vinegar. Simmer for approximately five minutes. Now add the maple syrup, vegetable stock, rendered bacon, and picked thyme. Adjust the seasonings as needed with salt, pepper, and maple syrup. Cut the leeks in to an even square dice, wash well and drain. Add butter to a large pan and melt until boiling before adding the diced leeks and salt. Cook quickly on a moderate heat until tender. Brush grill with olive oil, season mahi mahi with salt and pepper. Grill the mahi hami to the desired temperature. Place the leeks in the middle of the plate with the mahi mahi on top. Add the chopped parsley to the sauce just before spooning it around and a little on top of the fish to finish.

bacon recipe courtesy of: Clint Davies, Fish Story Restaurant, 790 Main Street at Third, Napa, California 94559