Monday, July 18, 2011

My Mango

So, found GP on the cover of June's bon appetit issue and had to buy it...last month; I know, I'm late on reading things. Sorry IM, I haven't read our issue in two months.

Yummy recipes peeps! Last week I went for the Grilled Halibut w Mango Salsa. Who doesn't like Mango? AND, I need to prepare myself for cooking lots of fish. I expect my husband to bring back a plethora of goody fish from his Alaskan trip. He better, he's been unreachable for days and he's been saving/dreaming for this trip since he was like 5. Pray the men make it home safely. Bears freak me out!

So I used GP's recipe, but gave it a few twists...


  • 1 medium ripe avocado, peeled and cut into 1/2" dice
  • 1 medium ripe mango, peeled and cut into 1/2" dice
  • 1 cup diced garden fresh tomatoes
  • teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro (more or less to taste) 
  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided, plus more for brushing
  • 3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons of diced red onion, to taste
  • dash of cumin
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 6-ounce halibut
  • 4 lime wedges


  • Prepare a grill to medium-high heat. Gently combine the avocado, mango, tomatoes, cilantro, garlic, onion, 1 tablespoon oil, and 1 tablespoon lime juice in a large mixing bowl. Season salsa to taste with cumin, salt and pepper and set aside at room temperature, gently tossing occasionally.
  • Place fish fillets in a 13x9x2" glass baking dish. Drizzle remaining 2 tablespoon oil and 2 tablespoon lime juice over. Season fish with salt and pepper. Let marinate at room temperature for 10 minutes, turning fish occasionally.
  • Brush grill rack with oil. Grill fish until just opaque in center, about 5 minutes per side. Transfer to plates. Spoon mango-avocado salsa over fish. Squeeze a lime wedge over each and serve
Serve it with Quinoa. It's amazing, try it if you haven't already. I added garlic powder, salt, pepper, cilantro, mint, a squeeze of some lime and a tiny bit of olive oil. Put it over a bed of greens aside fish and mango salsa. Refreshing summer dinner! Tasty and quick!

marinating halibut

preparing salsa

dinner is served

  My photos are a bit drab, too lazy to break out the good lens. iPhone shall do though. Enjoy your mango!
 (Note to self: get a mango slicer).


1 comment:

Meredith said...

OMG! I didn't know Klint was in Alaska. Do me a favor and make sure Matt never finds out...bears freak me out too.