Roy's Grilled Ahi with a Mango Smoked Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Chef Roy Yamaguchi shares this excellent recipe for Grilled Ahi with an exotic Mango Chipotle BBQ sauce!

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Ingredients

Grilled Ahi

3Tablespoonolive oil
1eachlime zest and juice
1⁄4Cupcilantro
 Eachsalt and pepper, to taste
2Poundsashimi grade ahi, cut into 4/8 oz. portions

BBQ Sauce

3Tablespoonoil
1⁄2Cupsmall onion, diced
1Tablespoongarlic, minced
1⁄2Teaspoonginger, minced
1Teaspooncumin
1Tablespoonchili powder
4eachchipotle chilies in adobo, chopped (you may add more or less depending on how spicy you like your sauce)
3eachtomatoes, diced
2eachlime, zested and juiced
2Tablespoonred wine vinegar
3Tablespoonfish sauce
1⁄4Cuphoney
1⁄4Cupcilantro
2Cupmango, diced
1⁄2Cupgreen onions, chopped

Instructions

Grilled Ahi

  1. Combine olive oil, lime zest and juice, cilantro, salt and pepper into a bowl.
  2. Dip ahi into marinade mixture.
  3. Grill ahi until desired doneness.
  4. Serve with Mango Chipotle BBQ Sauce.

BBQ Sauce

  1. Heat oil in a heavy sauce pot.
  2. Add diced onions, garlic and ginger.
  3. Saute until translucent.
  4. Add cumin and chili powder.
  5. Add the remaining ingredients and turn down the heat to low.
  6. Simmer on low for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  7. Remove sauce from heat when it thickens.
  8. Puree BBQ sauce in a blender until smooth and season with salt and pepper.
  9. Note: To avoid being splashed by the hot sauce, fill blender only half way.

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