Today is my boyfriend's birthday. Earlier in the week, I asked him what he wanted for dinner today. He requested my barbecue-seasoned, bacon-wrapped mahi mahi, so that is what we had tonight.
I imagine you could use any firm white fish, but mahi mahi is my favorite. It has a very meaty texture and a mild flavor.
Bacon-Wrapped Mahi Mahi
6 mahi mahi fillets
4 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon garlic salt
1/2 tablespoon black pepper
1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 tablespoon smoked paprika
6 slices bacon
Mix together the sugar, salt, pepper, cumin and paprika. Season both sides of the fish with this mixture. Place fish on a lined baking sheet, cover with plastic wrap, and store in the refrigerator. Allow fish to marinate for 4-6 hours.
Preheat oven to 425.
Wrap each fillet in a slice of bacon. Bake the fish for 12-15 minutes, until the bacon is done and the fish flakes easily with a fork. Flip once during cooking.
There you have it, an easy, really freaking good fish recipe. I served it with steamed jasmine rice and green beans seasoned with soy sauce, garlic, and ginger and tossed with sliced almonds. Deeeeeelicious.