Aric Almirola’s Mango Mahi Filets

Aric Almirola an American professional stock car racing driver who was born and raised in Tampa Florida so we know where is love of seafood and Mahi comes from. He currently competes full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, driving the No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion for Stewart-Haas Racing. At the time this recipe was provide he was racing for the King Richard Petty where was nicknamed “The Cuban Missile” due to his Cuban heritage.


  • 4 mahi filets
  • Fresh pineapple slices
  • 1 cup mango, finely diced
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp onion, finely chopped
  • ¾ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp Big Green Egg Sweet & Smoky Seasoning
  • ¼ tsp ground chipotle pepper
  • ¼ tsp Garlic Powder
  • 2 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons
  • 2 tablespoons avocado oil


Set the EGG for direct cooking without the convEGGtor at 400°F/204°C.

Set aside the mahi filets and pineapple slices, combine remaining ingredients to make a marinade. While making the marinade, soak 2 Big Green Egg Northwest Alder Planks in water. Place the mahi filets in a resealable bag and marinate for 30 minutes.

Place the marinated filets on the planks and top with fresh pineapple slices. Cook for 20 minutes or until the internal temperature is 145°F (fish will be flaky).

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