Three Delicious Ways to Prepare Mahi Mahi


For the Mahi Mahi:

  • 4 Mahi Mahi fillets (6-8 ounces each)
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Olive oil for brushing

Method 1: Grilled Mahi Mahi with Citrus Glaze

Ingredients for Citrus Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon grated ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a small saucepan, combine all the citrus glaze ingredients. Simmer over low heat for about 5-7 minutes or until it thickens slightly. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Season the Mahi Mahi fillets with salt and pepper and brush them with olive oil.
  4. Grill the fillets for about 4-5 minutes per side, or until they are opaque and grill marks appear.
  5. During the last 2 minutes of grilling, brush the fillets generously with the citrus glaze.
  6. Serve the grilled Mahi Mahi with extra glaze drizzled over the top.

Method 2: Baked Mahi Mahi with Herbs and Lemon

Ingredients for Herb-Lemon Marinade:

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C).
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together all the herb-lemon marinade ingredients.
  3. Place the Mahi Mahi fillets in a baking dish and pour the marinade over them.
  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes or until the fish flakes easily with a fork.
  5. Serve the baked Mahi Mahi with a garnish of fresh herbs and lemon wedges.

Method 3: Mahi Mahi Tacos with Mango Salsa

Ingredients for Mango Salsa:

  • 1 ripe mango, peeled, pitted, and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeds removed and finely chopped (adjust to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Additional Ingredients:

  • 8 small corn or flour tortillas
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage or lettuce
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • Sour cream or Greek yogurt for topping


  1. In a bowl, combine all the mango salsa ingredients. Refrigerate for at least 15 minutes to let the flavors meld.
  2. Season the Mahi Mahi fillets with salt and pepper. Heat a skillet or grill pan over medium-high heat and brush with olive oil.
  3. Cook the fillets for about 3-4 minutes per side or until they are opaque and flaky.
  4. Warm the tortillas in the oven or on a dry skillet for a minute or two.
  5. Assemble your Mahi Mahi tacos by placing a spoonful of mango salsa on each tortilla, followed by a piece of grilled Mahi Mahi, shredded cabbage or lettuce, avocado slices, and a dollop of sour cream or Greek yogurt.
  6. Fold the tortillas and serve immediately.

Enjoy these three delightful ways to prepare Mahi Mahi, and savor the flavors of the sea in a variety of delicious dishes!

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