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I could definitely see where this would have been totally awesome had I not overcooked the fish. They were dry but not rubbery. It would be great to add a tip on how to make sure not to overcook with this recipe.

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Ann Cecile July 26, 2010

Big G's new favorite, want to try with other fish. (Crappie)

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jumpinjack7 September 30, 2012

I made this to serve with a surf and turf. It was good and real easy to make, although not very flavorful. It not my favorite was to make Mahi Mahi, but it was the easiest. I marinated the fish in some Beer and lemon for about an hour. I used Heineken, and the fish was a wild caught, same day :) I'll make it again, . I cooked the butter till it was clear and garlic was soft and mushy

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Marcea Pfarner August 28, 2010

Great dish....quick to make, a good combination!

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Debloves2cook June 14, 2010

A very tasty recipe! I imagine it's called "poor man's lobster" because of the technique - steamed and dunked in butter. It reminded me of the pan-broils we used to eat with my family on the atlantic shore. I thought the beer imparted a lovely, subtle flavor without overwhelming the delicate fish - I don't know what to tell the poor souls who tried to boil the mahi in the beer, except this - get a steamer and try this recipe again! It is worth your while!

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merron-iru kami September 22, 2008

It was fast - It was easy - It was good (not great) but I'm not sure why it's called Lobster. It tasted like fish marinated in beer with garlic butter. Thanks but no thanks!

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Sue Masters August 22, 2008

Love it! Good, easy, fast. It's a keeper.

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Mindy220 July 13, 2008

Wow. Quite tasty and very easy. I even burned the garlic butter and it was still good. I'll definitely make the garlic butter first next time, then do the fish. Mine cooked in a little less than 5 minutes. I cut my fish into 1" chunks. I used a wheat beer for the steaming and I thought the fish on it's own was rather tasty.

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Sunnybrook July 11, 2008

I really loved this recipe and so did my hubby! It's really simple and you can't even taste any hint of the beer in the fish. It almost seems like a waste of a bottle of beer to make this, but it is worth it. The dipping sauce is tasty too! Can't wait to make it again!

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food snob mom June 07, 2008

This was so good and so easy! Cooked according to recipe, except I couldn't find mahi mahi - instead used tilapia, which worked out great!

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Sammy Mae May 08, 2008
Poor Man's Lobster ( Mahi Mahi)