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Pan Blackened Mahi

By Hilton Head Insider

With Sherry Scallion Cream and White Cheddar Grits


  • 4 – 6 oz Mahi filets
  • 2 ounces sherry scallion cream
  • 4 ounces white cheddar grits
  • 1 ounce crispy fried leeks


  • Season Mahi with Cajun spice.
  • Blacken in sauté pan and finish in 350° oven about 7 minutes
  • Serve over white cheddar grits drizzle sherry scallion sauce and garnish with fried leeks


  • 1 ½ cup egg yolk ½ table spoon salt
  • 3 cup ketchup 3 cups vegetable oil
  • 1 cup sherry 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 cup Creole mustard
  • ½ cup Tabasco
  • 1 table spoon white pepper
  • Combine all ingredients and mix well


  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 table spoon butter
  • 2 table spoons black pepper
  • 1 table spoon salt
  • 1 quart grits
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 pound white cheddar cheese

In a pot add water, butter, and heavy cream. When boiling add grits and seasoning. Add cheese at the end.

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