Grilled Mahi with Jalapeno Crema and Spicy Sofrito

Menu Part: 
Entree
Cuisine Type: 
Mexican
Serves: 
5

Mahi-mahi is grilled with MINOR'S® Fire Roasted Jalapeño Flavor Concentrate, which adds spice to accompanying sofrito—onions, celery, red bell pepper, garlic, jalapeño concentrate, corn, and black beans. Garnished with jalapeño crema and cilantro.

Ingredients

30 oz Mahi mahi, dorado, fish
4 oz Minor's® Fire Roasted Poblano Flavor Concentrate Gluten Free (6x13.6oz)
2.5 tsp Olive oil
1 oz Olive oil
10 oz Onions, diced
4 oz Celery, diced
4.25 oz Red bell peppers, diced
3/4 oz Garlic, minced, wet
4 oz Minor's® Fire Roasted Poblano Flavor Concentrate Gluten Free (6x13.6oz)
9.25 oz Black beans, cooked
5 oz Corn, roasted

Steps

  1. Dry off fish completely. Preheat grill to high heat. Lightly oil the grill. Place mahi mahi filet on the grill and sear both sides.
  2. Combine the oil and Fire Roasted Poblano Flavor Concentrate. Take the seared mahi mahi from the grill, and coat the top of the fish with the mixture. Bake in a 350°F convection oven until fully cooked, approximately 7-9 minutes.
  3. In a sauté pan over medium high heat, add 1 oz olive oil. Add onions and sweat down. Add celery, bell peppers and garlic; sweat down for 3 minutes. Add Fire Roasted Poblano Flavor Concentrate, black beans and corn; sweat down for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Season to taste. Set aside and keep warm.

Additional Tips

Additional Tips

Serve with Spanish rice.

More From FoodService Director

Menu Development
usa map regions

From global flavors to clean labels, it’s clear that some buzzworthy noncommercial menu trends are universal. But FoodService Director ’s 2016 surveys have revealed some noteworthy differences within segments in the Northeast, South, Midwest and West regions. We combed through data from our College and University Census, Hospital Census and Long-Term Care/Senior Living Census for the most surprising variations in menu trends and expectations.

1. Plant-based dishes are on the rise at Midwestern colleges and universities

Seventy-seven percent of C&U operators in this region say...

Industry News & Opinion

Ithaca College is turning to new solutions to address overcrowding at a dining hall that is already understaffed, The Ithacan reports .

The Ithaca, N.Y., school's Terrace Dining Hall has seen a large influx of students this year after being renovated, causing lines to wrap around the dining hall.

To ease congestion, Sodexo Area General Manager Jeffrey Scott told The Ithacan that the eatery has added a separate entree line, as well as signage displaying menu items at less-crowded food stations in an effort to draw students to the other side of the dining hall.

The...

Menu Development
mac cheese pizza

Anybody think the popularity of mac and cheese has played out? Anyone?

More likely, foodservice directors are trying to bake new life into the comfort staple by tweaking the presentation and components. Here’s a snapshot of how that rejuvenation effort looks in streetside restaurants.

Industry News & Opinion

Noncommercial foodservice operations and other employers would be spared from costly new overtime pay regulations if 21 states succeed in the legal challenge they jointly filed yesterday.

The lawsuit asks the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas to set aside the rules, which are scheduled to take effect on Dec. 1.

If the court rejects the request, restaurants and other businesses will be required after that date to pay overtime to any salaried employee who works more than 40 hours in a week and earns less than $47,476 on an annual basis.

The...

FSD Resources