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Help a fish newbie out


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Help a fish newbie out

juliejulez | Feb 20, 2013 10:40 AM

So I am not that familiar with fish, both cooking and eating. I do know I'm not really into "fishy" fish, like salmon or mackerel, but I like light fish like mahi mahi or halibut. Tuna is OK too. My store has wild caught fresh mahi mahi filets on sale this week so I'd like to try it at home, I've literally cooked fish (salmon) once at home.

I'm guessing that any recipe I find for lighter fish can be interchangeable?
For example, the COTM has a simple looking trout recipe that has lemon, brown butter, and parsley. This should be fine with mahi mahi, right?

I'd also be interested to hear in your other favorite ways to prepare mahi mahi, on the simple side since I'd most likely be making this on Friday night after work. I will do asparagus and roasted potatoes as sides.

Lastly, how do you know when fish is done, but not overly so?

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