Grilled Mahi-Mahi Mediterranean Style

Easy, quick weeknight meal with classic Mediterranean flavors of lemon, garlic and capers. Mahi-Mahi is a firm white flesh fish that’s relatively inexpensive. You can easily substitute Sea Base or Halibut for a fancy date night meal. 

Mahi is a low-calorie fish with a high amount of protein, vitamins and minerals. Mahi contains vitamins B-5 and B-6, which supports healthy cell function and controls metabolism. They are also beneficial to brain function and mood. The Asparagus is an excellent source of essential vitamins and minerals, especially folate as well as vitamins A, C and K.

 

Grilled Mahi-Mahi

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Serves: 4

Nutrition Facts (per serving): 268 calories, 16g total fat, 8g carbohydrates, 4g fiber, 4g net carbs, 24g protein

 Grilled Mahi-Mahi Mediterranean Style, HighKey Snacks Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 3 tablespoons. butter, divided

  • 2 tablespoons. extra-virgin olive oil, divided

  • 4 (4-oz.) mahi-mahi fillets

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper

  • 1 lb. asparagus

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 lemon, sliced thin and cut in half moons

  • 1 lemon, zested and juiced

  • 1 tablespoon capers, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

     

Directions:

  • 1Place Mahi on plate and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
  • 2Trim hard wood ends off of the asparagus and set aside.
  • 3Heat a large non-stick skillet over medium heat and melt 1 tablespoon of butter with 1 tablespoon olive oil.
  • 4Add Mahi to the skillet and cook 4-5 minutes per side until golden. Remove from pan and transfer to plate. 
  • 5Using the same pan heat remaining tablespoon of olive oil. Cook the asparagus until tender and bright green approximately 4 – 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to plate and set aside.
  • 6Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Once melted, add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 1 minute. Stir in sliced lemon, zest, juice, capers and parsley.
  • 7Place a few pieces of asparagus on each plate. Place Mahi on top of the asparagus.
  • 8Spoon sauce over the Mahi and asparagus. Garnish with more parsley and serve.

 

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Grilled Mahi-Mahi Mediterranean Style, HighKey Snacks Recipes

 

Nutrition Facts
Serving of
Grilled Mahi-Mahi
Amount per serving
Calories
268
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16
Saturated Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates
8g
Dietary Fiber
4
Sugars
Proteins
24
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Nutrition Facts
Amount per serving
Calories
268
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
16
Saturated Fat
Cholesterol
Sodium
Total Carbohydrates
8g
Dietary Fiber
4
Sugars
Protein
24
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