First, please note the typo. You broil the fish 5 to 6 minutes and not 56. Second, the spice mix is excellent and so I doubled the amount and it was perfect. Third, the bean mixture needs more coconut and also needs salt. These adjustments made it a huge hit with the family. Would make this again.
Caribbean Mahi Mahi with Banana Chutney
Nearly every metabolism booster on The CarbLovers Diet is included in this recipe, with three Resistant Starch stars: brown rice, banana, and beans.
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Bake: 5 Minutes
Total: 20 Minutes
- Calories: 410
- Fat: 4g
- Saturated fat: 2g
- Monounsaturated fat: 1g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 0.5g
- Protein: 29g
- Carbohydrate: 65g
- Fiber: 7g
- Cholesterol: 85mg
- Sodium: 510mg
- 2 cups water
- 2 cups uncooked quick-cooking brown rice (such as Uncle Ben's Whole Grain Boil in Bag Brown Rice; use 1 bag)
- 1/4 cup flaked sweetened coconut
- 1 cup canned red beans, rinsed and drained
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
- 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 pound skinless mahi mahi fillets, cut into 4 pieces
- 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
- 2 tablespoons mango chutney
- 2 bananas, peeled and chopped
- 1 scallion, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
- 1. Preheat broiler.
- 2. Bring 2 cups water to a boil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
- 3. If using Uncle Ben's Boil in Bag, drop in bag, and boil 10 minutes; remove from bag and add coconut. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Turn off heat; stir in beans, and set aside. (If using regular quick cooking brown rice, add rice and coconut to boiling water. Reduce heat to low. Simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Turn off heat; stir in beans, and set aside.)
- 4. While rice cooks, combine salt, allspice, thyme, and cayenne pepper in a small bowl; set aside.
- 5. Arrange fish on a baking sheet. Drizzle oil over fish. Sprinkle half of seasoning mixture over fish; turn fish over, and sprinkle with remaining seasoning.
- 6. Broil for 56 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
- 7. While fish broils, combine chutney, banana, scallions, and cilantro in a small bowl. Serve rice and bean mixture topped with fish and chutney mixture.
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