Seared Mahi Mahi with Warm Tomato Inamona Salad

All local ingredient comprise Chef Keoni's delicious and healthy seared Mahi Mahi dish!



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Recipe CategoriesEat Local Tuesdays Fish & Seafood


2each5 ounce filet local white fish such as Mahi Mahi or Kajiki
3Ouncemacadamia nut oil
1PintHo Farms Tomatoes, whole
1Tablespoonfinely sliced Maui Onion
2Clovegarlic, germ removed and finely sliced.
1Tablespoonfinely shredded basil
 eachhawaiian sea salt to taste
 eachpepper to taste
2PinchKahuku Sea Asparagus


  1. Heat half of the macadamia nut oil in a medium sized sauté pan. Dry the fish filet with paper towel and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Saute them, cooking approximately 2 -3 minutes per side. Flip the fish when the side in the pan has a nice golden color. Reserve.
  3. Using the same pan, add in the rest of the macadamia nut oil and bring the temperature to medium high. Add in the tomatoes and roll them in the pan. After 30 seconds, add in the Maui onion and garlic. Gently move the tomatoes in the pan until they start to blister and some of the tomatoes break open.
  4. Add in the inamona and shredded basil.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
  6. Place the fish on a plate and spoon the tomato mixture over the fish.
  7. Sprinkle with pieces of the Kahuku Sea Asparagus.


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