Easy Quarantine Roasted Mahi With Brown Sugar Spice Rub and Orange Vinaigrette

Serves 4


4 6oz. Mahi steaks
2 T olive oil
Salt and pepper for meat
½ lb fresh asparagus
Your choice of starch. We chose a frozen rice medley

Rub – (Courtesy Jackie Tellez)

Use T as measuring element
5 parts Brown sugar
3 parts chili powder
1 part garlic powder
½ part ground thyme
¼ part allspice
(optional: ¼ part cayenne pepper)

Vinaigrette –

¼ C white balsamic
4 T light olive oil
½ t salt, ¼ t pepper
2 T orange zest
2 T orange juice


  • Combine all elements for rub. Set aside. (This is plenty of rub for 2-4 meals. Reserve unused in air tight container in pantry.) Combine all elements for vinaigrette and set aside. Wash and trim asparagus. Place a bit of oil on the mahi and the asparagus, place in glass baking dish, and sprinkle with a little salt and pepper. Then top generously with rub on top of each steak. Now gently ladle the vinaigrette over all. Bake in a 375 degree oven until steaks are just opaque, about 12-18 minutes. Serve.

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