Sunday, March 20, 2011

Fresh Mahi Mahi Chimichanga

                 Fresh, delicious, crisp, amazing flavor.  
You may need to ask, how many is too many?
Complexity Level:  Easy
Fresh Mahi Mahi Chimichanga
What You Need:
2 lbs. Fresh Mahi Mahi
1/4 cup Corn Starch
2/3 cup Flour
Sea Salt
2 Limes
1 Bunch Cilantro
5 cloves Garlic
1-3 Serrano Chilies (more for extra heat)
Fresh Cole Slaw Mix (Green and Red Cabbage, and Carrots)
2 Tomatoes
1 Red Onion
1/4 Yellow Onion
White Vinegar

Serrano Cilatro Sauce:
In a food processor, add the 5 cloves garlic, bunch of Cilatro (remove most stems) 1/2 tsp Sea Salt, 1/4 cup water, 1 tbsp Vinegar, 1/4 of yellow onion, serranos (more or less for heat) and juice of 1 lime.  Puree.  Slowly drizzle in 1/4 cup Oil.  Set aside.

Mahi Mahi:
De-skin the mahi mahi, and chop into 2 inch long 1 inch wide portions.  In a large bowl, mix together the flour and corn starch, adding about 1/2 tsp Salt.  Lighty Dust and fry the fish no more than 4-5 minutes.  Remove and lightly salt. 

Place a tortilla down and add a handful of slaw.  Next top with some chopped red onion and tomato, 3-4 pieces of fish, a healthy drizzle of the cilantro sauce, and some fresh cilantro.  Wrap as a burrito and place into the hot oil.  Do not cook more than 2 minutes.

Serve over a bed of slaw, and top with more cilantro chili sauce, a lime wedge, and more onion and tomato.  Excellent on a cool day!



  1. Wow. This looks amazing!

  2. Ohhhh, I have never had fish chimichangas, but my eyes have recently been opened to fish tacos, so I will HAVE to try this!

  3. This looks delicious, I've just found a Mahi Mahi supplier here in England so I'm SO glad I saw this :)

  4. I love how fresh this looks! Yummy.

  5. It's like the food I grew up on! Fresh!!!


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