Chile Lime Mahi-Mahi with Charred Tomato Salsa

10 min
25 min


  • 1 package (255 grams) cherry tomatoes
  • 1/2 white onion, cut into 4 wedges
  • 2 cloves cloves garlic, peels left intact, lightly smashed
  • 2 tablespoons (30 milliliters) vegetable oil, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 milliliters) salt
  • 5 tablespoons (75 milliliters) Cholula® Chili Lime Hot Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon (15 milliliters) chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced lengthwise 1/4-inch thick
  • 1 medium yellow squash, sliced lengthwise 1/4-inch thick
  • 4 mahi-mahi filets (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 4 cups (1 liter) arugula


  • 1 Preheat broiler to high. Toss tomatoes, onion, garlic, 1 tablespoon (15 mL) of the oil and salt in large bowl. Spread into even layer on large sheet pan. Broil 10 - 12 minutes until vegetables are tender and lightly charred, stirring halfway through. Remove from oven. Cool slightly. Peel garlic, discarding skin.
  • 2 Place charred vegetables and 3 tablespoons (45 mL) of the Chili Lime Hot Sauce in food processor; pulse until combined but chunky. Stir in cilantro. Set aside.
  • 3 Mix remaining 2 tablespoons (30 mL) Chile Lime Hot Sauce and remaining tablespoon oil in small bowl. Brush zucchini and yellow squash with half of the mixture. Brush mahi-mahi with remaining half of mixture.
  • 4 Grill vegetables over medium heat 10 minutes, turning halfway through once. Grill mahi-mahi alongside vegetables, about 4 - 6 minutes per side, or just until cooked through. Transfer vegetables and fish to clean cutting board. Cut zucchini and squash into bite-size pieces.
  • 5 Arrange arugula on a shallow serving platter. Layer with zucchini and squash. Top with fish filets. Spoon charred tomato sauce over fish to serve.
  • 6 Tips: •Add olives and capers to the charred vegetables for a Veracruz-Style sauce. •Flake grilled fish and stuff into tortillas along with the arugula and grilled vegetables. Top with charred tomato sauce for a twist on fish tacos. •Skip the grill. Arrange mahi-mahi, zucchini and squash on large sheet pan. Broil on high about 6-inches from heat 5 - 6 minutes, or until fish is cooked through and veggies are tender.

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