Aloha Mahi Mahi

Ok, so this isn’t a Hawaiian recipe.  But Honolulu was where I was first introduced to Mahi Mahi.  On my 18th birthday, no less.  I’m pretty sure I’ve always been a foodie.

This is a quick, easy, moist and tasty oven-fried fish dish.  No kidding.

Garlic and Pepper Crusted Mahi Mahi

2 T butter, melted

1 T fresh lemon juice

1/2 c dry bread crumbs

1/2 tsp paprika

1/2 tsp fresh ground pepper

1/2 tsp garlic powder

1 1/2 pounds mahi mahi fillets*

slices of fresh lemon (optional)

Stir melted butter and lemon juice in a bowl.  Set aside.  Combine bread crumbs, paprika, pepper and garlic powder in a bowl.  Dip mahi mahi into butter and lemon juice, then into crumb mixture, coating all sides.  Place in single layer in lightly-oiled baking dish.  Bake at 450°.  Depending on the thickness of the fillets, bake about 10-20 minutes.  The fish will flake when tested with a fork.  Serve with lemon slices to make it look pretty.  Makes 4-6  servings.

*Options: halibut, or your choice of firm white fish fillets.

Note: I recommend purchasing frozen, individually vacuum sealed fish portions.  This is the next best thing to getting it right off the boat.  Plus, you’ll have it on hand.

Signature Recipe from Luanna Diller, RD

About Luanna Diller

Luanna Diller's professional expertise includes nutrition, health behavior change, and wellness. She has three decades of experience in counseling, teaching and motivating thousands of clients to achieve healthier lifestyles. She is a wife, mom to two teenagers, Registered Dietitian and Christian women’s ministries leader. She is a creative cook, loves to dance and recently discovered a knack for hand making glass beads.
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