Mahi Mahi Fijian Loin - Skin On/Frozen
Mahi Mahi is a delicious fish with a delicate, moist, slightly sweet flavour.
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When it's first caught its colours are brilliant blue and silver specked with yellow. They are a surface dwelling, ray-finned fish, found in tropical and sub-tropical waters.
Commonly known as Dolphin Fish or Dorado (not to be confused with the mammal), the lifespan of Mahi Mahi is generally 3 to 4 years. They are fast swimmers, and average between 7 & 13 kg in size. It is popular for game fishing, particularly for it's beauty and chameleon effect when caught.
Mahi Mahi has a thin skin with firm, light pinkish flesh.
Preparation: It should be cooked until it just starts to flake. Care should be taken not to overcook Mahi Mahi. It is suitable fo most cooking methods. Lightly pan-frying works well (cook as per other NZ white fish).
Availability: Caught and available all year round.
Fish for your health: White fleshed fish is traditionally high in protein and low in fat. However, all fish, including Mahi Mahi provide an excellent source of Omega 3, which helps in lowering blood cholesterol and maintaining a healthy circulatory system.
Suggested wines: A dry, tangy white wine, with citrus notes, such a Riesling or Sauvignon Blanc, works well with Mahi Mahi. Alternatively Pinot Gris or Pinot Grigio is a crowd-pleasing choice for its easy drinkability on its own as well as its crisp, dry character.
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