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Accidental Fish


Baked mahi mahi is topped with a butter-and-garlic sauce spiked with lemon juice and hot sauce in this southern-style recipe.

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  • 2 (4 ounce) fillets mahi mahi
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 drops Louisiana-style hot sauce, or to taste
  • 1 roma tomato, seeded and chopped (optional)1 green onion, chopped



Step 1

1.Preheat an oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
2.Rub the mahi mahi fillets with the olive oil and lay into a baking dish.
3.Bake in the preheated oven until the fish flakes easily with a fork, about 20 minutes.
4.While the mahi mahi bakes, melt the butter in a saucepan over medium heat.
5.Stir the garlic, lemon juice, and hot sauce into the melted butter; simmer together for 1 minute. Add the tomato and green onion to the butter mixture; cook and stir until hot. Spoon over the baked fish to serve.


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