Prep & Cook Time: 50-60 min.
Spice Level: Not Spicy
Cook Within: 3 days
Contains: Fish (Mahi Mahi), Milk
Citrus mojo sounds both delicious and exciting, and boy is it; every bite with this seasoning blend brings a hint of well, citrus, and flavor to the flaky, delicate mahi-mahi. And together, they pair perfectly with the tomato salsa on top, as well as the creamy, cheesy, corny (in vegetable, not jokes) risotto on the side. This meal has its mojo working.
In Your Box (serves 2)
- 2 Roma Tomatoes
- ¾ cup Arborio Rice
- 3 oz. Corn Kernels
- 1 Shallot
- ¼ oz. Cilantro
- 2 tsp. Citrus Mojo Rub
- ½ tsp. Garlic Pepper
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You Will Need
- Olive Oil
- 2 Medium Pots
- 1 Medium Non-Stick Pan
Before You Cook
To ensure food safety, the FDA recommends the following as minimum internal cooking temperatures:
- Steak and Pork 145° F (rest cooked meat, 3 minutes) |
- Seafood 145° F |
- Chicken 165° F |
- Ground Beef 160° F |
- Ground Turkey 165° F |
- Ground Pork 160° F
Customize It Instructions
If using whole chicken breasts, follow same instructions as mahi-mahi in Steps 1 and 4, cooking until chicken reaches minimum internal temperature, 5-7 minutes per side. No need to halve.
If using salmon fillets, pat dry and season flesh side with a ¼ tsp. salt and citrus mojo rub. Follow same instructions as mahi-mahi in Step 4, cooking, skin side up first, until browned and salmon reaches minimum internal temperature, 4-6 minutes per side.
If using shrimp, pat dry and season with ¼ tsp. salt and citrus mojo rub. Follow same instructions as mahi-mahi in Step 4, cooking until shrimp reach minimum internal temperature, 2-3 minutes per side.
If using NY strip steaks, follow same instructions as mahi-mahi in Steps 1 and 4, searing until steaks reach desired doneness, or 7-10 minutes per side for medium/medium-well. Rest, 3 minutes. Steak thickness can vary; if you receive a thinner steak, we recommend checking for doneness sooner. No need to halve.
Prepare the Ingredients
Core tomatoes and cut into 1/2" dice.Finely chop cilantro, leaves and stems.Tear cheese slices into small pieces.Peel and mince shallot.Halve mahi-mahi and pat dry. Season all over with 1/4 tsp. salt. Season one side with half the citrus mojo rub (reserve remaining for cooking).
Start the Risotto
Place another medium pot over medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add rice, shallot, corn, and 1/4 tsp. salt to hot pot. Stir occasionally until rice is toasted and opaque, 1-2 minutes.Add 1 cup boiling water from other medium pot to pot with rice. Rice should just be covered by water. Stir often until nearly all water is absorbed.Add 1/2 cup boiling water from other medium pot and stir often again until nearly all water is absorbed. Repeat this process, stirring often, 18-20 minutes.Taste risotto as you cook, checking for tenderness. When rice has no more “bite” or crunch, it's done. There may be water left.
Finish the Risotto
Add cream base to pot with risotto and stir to combine. Bring to a simmer.Once simmering, cook, 3 minutes.Remove from burner.Stir in cheese and a pinch of salt until combined and melted. Cover and set aside.
Cook the Mahi-Mahi
Place a medium non-stick pan over medium heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil.Add mahi-mahi to hot pan, seasoning side down. Cook until browned, 3-4 minutes.Flip mahi-mahi, and top evenly with remaining citrus mojo rub. Cook until browned and fish reaches a minimum internal temperature of 145 degrees, 3-4 minutes.Remove from burner and transfer mahi-mahi to a plate. Wipe pan clean and reserve.
Make Salsa and Finish Dish
Return pan used to cook mahi-mahi to medium-high heat and add 1 tsp. olive oil. Add tomatoes to hot pan and stir constantly until they release juices, 2-3 minutes.Stir in garlic pepper and a pinch of salt until combined. Add 2 Tbsp. water and gently mash tomatoes until broken up.Remove from burner and stir in half the cilantro (reserve remaining for garnish).Plate dish as pictured on front of card, placing mahi-mahi next to risotto and garnishing with salsa and remaining cilantro. Bon appétit!
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