Want to feel great all day long? Here's how protein helps you do that.

Lemon Garlic Mahi Mahi

September 28, 2022 • 0 comments

Lemon Garlic Mahi Mahi
A firm fish with a mild taste, mahi is one of the most versatile seafood options out there. This recipe calls for it to be pan-fried with a mild lemon-garlic sauce. It's simple enough for a weeknight dinner, but flavorful enough for everyone in the family to enjoy.
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • Servings: 4



  • 3 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 (4-oz.) mahi-mahi fillets
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. asparagus
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish


  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon each of butter and olive oil. Add mahi-mahi and season with salt and pepper. Cook until golden, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.
  2. To skillet, add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add asparagus and cook until tender, 2 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a plate.
  3. To skillet, add remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Once melted, add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then stir in lemon, zest, juice, and parsley. Remove from heat, then return mahi-mahi and asparagus to skillet and spoon over sauce.
  4. Garnish with more parsley before serving.

*Recipe from Delish.