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Kiribati Glazed Mahi Mahi

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Kiribati
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 2 lbs mahi mahi fillets or any other fish you like
  • 1/2 cup teriyaki marinade i like soyaki as it has great flavor along with sesame seed
  • 1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger root or paste
  • 1 teaspoon chili paste
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • sesame seeds optional
  • salt and pepper
  • Coconut oil to cook on stove top or else oil for your grill


  • In a shallow glass dish, mix together the teriyaki marinade, balsamic, ginger, chili paste, garlic, honey coconut oil and sesame seeds if using.
  • Season the fish fillets with salt and pepper
  • place the fish in the dish to marinade
  • Cover and refrigerate for for at least 20 minutes (turn over once during marinade)
  • To cook:
  • Heat coconut oil (just about a tablespoon to coat the bottom of the pan) In a skillet to medium high heat. (or you can cook on a grill)
  • To cook remove fillets from marinade and reserve marinade.
  • Fry the fish for about 4 to 6 minutes per side, turning only once, until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • Remove fillets to a platter and keep warm.
  • Pour the reserved marinade into the skillet and heat over medium high heat until it turns into a glaze. Spoon glaze over fish and serve extra on the side .
  • Serve with white rice and pineapple
  • Enjoy