GINGER COCONUT BAKED MAHI MAHI
from Chef Sara Spudowski
Inspired by tropical ingredients including coconut milk and mangoes, this melt-in-your-
mouth Ginger Coconut Baked Mahi Mahi is a signature dish from The Meridian Club dining
o 4- 5oz Mahi Mahi fillets, skin removed
For the marinade and sauce
o 2 cups coconut milk
o 1/2 cup freshly squeeze lime juice
o 1 tbsp. ginger root, chopped
o 1 tbsp. salt, kosher
For the topping
o 1/2 cup flaked coconut
o 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs
For the gingered mango
o 1 shallot, minced
o 2 tbsp. ginger root, minced
o 1 tbsp. serrano chili, minced
o 2 cups mango, medium dice
o 1 TBS mustard seed
o 1/3 cup sugar
o 1/3 cup apple cider vinegar
o cilantro leaves
o hibiscus petals
1. Puree the coconut milk, lime juice, salt and fresh ginger in a
blender until smooth. Reserve 1 cup and set aside.
2. Pour the remaining puree into a shallow baking dish. Set the
mahi mahi fillets in the baking dish. Cover and let marinate for
2 hours. Turning over after 1 hour.
3. In a sauté pan, add just enough oil to coat the bottom. Cook
the shallots and ginger until soft.
4. Add chili and mustard seeds. When mustard seeds begin to
“pop” add in the sugar and vinegar. Let it reduce, about 5
5. Add fresh mango and cook for 5-8 minutes . Remove from
heat and set aside.
6. Combine panko bread crumbs and coconut. Press mixture
onto the top of the fish. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes,
or until done.
7. To serve, pour 1/4 of the reserved coconut puree into each
dish. Gently place a fish fillet in each dish. Surround with
gingered mango and top with fresh cilantro and hibiscus
About the Meridian Club:
The Meridian Club is proud to introduce Chef Carlos Andrés Meléndez as our Executive Chef. Originally from Costa Rica, Chef Meléndez prides himself on reimagining diverse culinary traditions and creating dishes that highlight signature tropical exuberance and life-embracing culture.
Watch the sunrise over morning coffee, before enjoying a freshly cooked breakfast by the poolside. Later, return to enjoy a nutritious lunch or request a picnic lunch to take on island adventures. In the afternoon treat yourself to a sweet bite with the English tradition of tea and biscuits – the perfect post-exploration snack. Drinks are available throughout the day at our downstairs poolside bar.
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Once the evening sets in, choose your setting in the dining room or poolside, to savor a delicious evening meal that focuses on the purity of fresh flavors. Or for a special occasion or celebration, request a candlelight dinner on the beach…