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Nutrients per serving

  • Calories  493
  • Protein  26 g
  • Carbohydrates  50 g
  • Fat  21 g
  • Cholesterol  96 mg
  • Sodium  146 mg
  • Potassium  772 mg
  • Phosphorus  259 mg
  • Calcium  118 mg
  • Fiber  3.5 g

Mahi Fish on the Green

DaVita renal dietitian, Michelle from California, introduces you to her kidney-friendly version of Mahi Fish on the Green—no need to add a side dish—it’s built right into the recipe. Jalapeños, white wine and garlic transform the mild mahi mahi into a dish with dash.

Diet types:

  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Dialysis
  • Diabetes


Recipe submitted by DaVita dietitian Michelle from California.

Portions: 4     Serving size: 3 ounces fish, 1/2-cup green sauce and 3/4-cup rice

Ingredients

    • 6 garlic cloves
    • 4 shallots
    • 3/4 cup onion
    • 1 whole jalapeno pepper, seeded
    • 1 small zucchini
    • 1/3 cup mushroom pieces
    • 1/4 cup olive oil
    • 2 bay leaves
    • 1/4 cup fresh oregano leaves
    • 2 tablespoons white wine
    • 1 pound mahi mahi fillets
    • 2 tablespoons butter
    • 3 cups white rice, cooked

Preparation

    1. In a small food processor, chop garlic cloves, shallots, 1/2 cup onion and jalapeno pepper. Julienne zucchini. Dice mushrooms.
    2. In a large sauté pan, heat olive oil over medium heat and add the bay leaves.
    3. Add jalapeno mixture and sauté for 2 minutes.
    4. Add julienne zucchini and fresh oregano; continue to sauté for 1 minute.
    5. Add white wine and 2 tablespoons water; stir and remove from heat.
    6. In a medium saucepan, heat 1-1/2 cups water to a boil. Add mahi mahi fillets, reduce heat to a simmer and cover. Poach fish 10 to 15 minutes, until opaque throughout.
    7. While fish is poaching, mince the remaining onion. Heat butter in a small pan and sauté onion with mushrooms and until tender.
    8. Remove bay leaves. Divide zucchini mixture among 4 serving plates and place fish on top of green sauce. Top with sautéed mushrooms and onion. Place 3/4 cup rice on each plate and serve.

Renal and renal diabetic food choices

  • 3 meat
  • 2-1/2 starch
  • 1 vegetable, medium potassium
  • 2 fat

Carbohydrate choices

3

Helpful hints

    • Remove seeds from pepper unless you like extra heat.
    • Add dessert for a complete meal.
    • For a low-protein diet, adjust the fish portion to match your meal plan
 

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