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Mochiko Mahi Mahi

A plan ahead dish that can be enjoyed as an entree or as this recipe indicates, as an appetizer or snack.
A twist on our popular Mochiko Chicken but made with local fish instead.
Posted By: Deirdre K Todd
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Marinate: Overnight 3 hrs
Total Time 3 hrs 40 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Local
Servings 4 Servings.


  • 2 1/2 lbs. mahi mahi, 2-inch pieces
  • 2 TB vegetable oil


  • 1/2 c. mochiko (glutinous rice flour)
  • 1/4 c. cornstarch
  • 2 TB Aloha shoyu
  • 2 TB sugar
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 2  stalks green onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 TB ginger, grated
  • 2 TB sesame seeds, toasted


  • In a mixing bowl; combine marinade ingredients; marinate mahi mahi 3 hours or overnight.
  • In a large skillet; warm oil.
  • Fry fish until browned on both sides.

How To Serve:

  • Serve with favorite dipping sauce, tartar-style sauce or just as is.
  • Serves 4-6.
Keyword dish, snack, appetizer, mochiko chicken, local fish
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