Blackened Mahi Mahi Recipe

Rating 5.0
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Blackened mahi mahi is an easy weeknight dish to make. Served with a side of grilled vegetables or a salad, this tender and flavorful dish creates a delicious, healthy meal.
Utensils Dinner
Globe New American
11
ingredients
5
steps
20
minutes
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Ingredients

Servings:
4
3 tblsp
chili powder
2 tsp
smoked paprika
2 tsp
ground cumin
1 tsp
cayenne pepper
1 tsp
black pepper
1 tsp
salt
2 tblsp
olive oil
1 tblsp
lemon juice
4
6-ounce mahi mahi fillets, see notes 1
finely chopped parsley, for garnish
lemon wedges, for serving

Directions 5 steps | 20 Minutes

Step 1

Prepare the blackening seasoning. In a bowl, whisk together the chili powder, smoked paprika, ground cumin, cayenne pepper, garlic powder, black pepper and salt. 

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Step 2

Prepare the mahi mahi. Cover each mahi mahi fillet completely with the blackening seasoning. 

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Step 3

Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Once hot, add the olive oil and the seasoned mahi mahi. Cover the skillet and cook the mahi mahi for about 5 minutes. (See notes 2.)

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Step 4

Remove the cover and flip over the fish. Cover and cook for 2-3 minutes or until the fish is opaque throughout. 

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Step 5

Garnish with finely chopped parsley and serve with lemon wedges. Enjoy!

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Notes:

  1. As with most fish recipes, the best quality mahi mahi will result in the best tasting dish.
  2. Do not overcrowd the pan and cook the fillets in batches if needed.

Nutrition Per Serving
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CALORIES
234
FAT
9.3 g
PROTEIN
32.8 g
CARBS
5.3 g

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Christina P.

Christina

05 Jan 2023

Easy recipe to make and re-create. Delicious and healthy.

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