Grilled mahi-mahi recipe – A Delightful flavored with sumac

Grilled mahi-mahi fish is one of the most popular recipes in the world, and it’s not hard to see why! It has a light, buttery texture and a delicate flavor. It also happens to be an excellent choice for grilling.

What is MAHI MAHI fish?

This is a species of fish, which is found in the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They have many different types.

The average weight of a mature Mahi-Mahi can range anywhere from 3 to 20 pounds with males being larger than females.

mahi mahi fish with spinach

The mahi-mahi has an elongated body that is dark blue on top and silvery-white below. The fins are usually yellowish with three stripes on them- one at the base and two at the tips.

It has a long dorsal fin that starts at its head and goes all down its back to its tail fin. It has a wide mouth that extends from ear to ear with little teeth.

What kind of marinade should use for fish recipe?

Mostly I preferred marinade fish with sumac spices and citrus juice for the grilled mahi-mahi fish recipe. Fresh mahi-mahi is that cooks up crispy on the outside and moist on the inside.

grilled fish

One of the best ways to prepare this fish is by marinating it before cooking. The most popular type of marinade for this type of fish is soy sauce, ginger, garlic, brown sugar, green onions, honey, and rice wine vinegar.

Best sauces served with grilled mahi-mahi fish recipe

grilled mahi mahi fish recipe

It is always better to serve a grilled fish recipe with some sauces.

The taste of sauces that you use with a grilled mahi-mahi fish recipe will define your dish.

Even though different people have different preferences, it is always good to keep some variety and choose from a range of options while making your selection.

I served the fish with a creamy garlic sauce, which is my favorite.

  1. avocado lime sauce
  2. mango orange sauce
  3. pineapple apple bbq sauce
  4. coconut curry sauce
Grilled mahi-mahi recipe

Grilled mahi-mahi recipe

Best to marinate with sumac sices, and flavor of garlicky

Recipe by Biraj Kumar
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Course: MainCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 3 no Darne cuts of Mahi-Mahi

  • 1 tbsp Olive oil

  • 1/2 tbsp Lime juice

  • 1 tbsp Chopped garlic

  • 1 no Whole garlic

  • 2 tbsp Cooking cream

  • 2 tbsp Butter

  • 1 tbsp Sumac spice

  • Crushed pepper

  • Salt

  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter


  • Marinated the fish with salt, pepper, garlic, oil, and lemon juice. Grill the fish on a preheated griller, about2 to 3 minutes of both sides. No need to cook full done, make it half done.

  • Then take out fish from the griller, and keep it aside for cool. Then fully cover with sumac spices, and again place on a griller. Drizzle oil, and lime juice.

  • Heat butter in a heavy skillet pan, add garlic and stir it. Then add cream, and turn off the gas. Finished with salt, crushed pepper, and lemon juice. Check the seasoning.
  • When the fish is cooked, remove it from the griller, and place it on a serving plate. Served with garlic butter sauce.

Nutrition Facts

1 servings per container

Serving Size1 servings

  • Amount Per ServingCalories513
  • % Daily Value *
  • Total Fat 18g 28%
    • Saturated Fat 3g 15%
  • Cholesterol 40mg 14%
  • Sodium 1201mg 51%
  • Potassium 34mg 1%
  • Total Carbohydrate 62.8g 21%
    • Dietary Fiber 8.2g 33%
    • Sugars 0.1g
  • Protein 24.5g 49%

  • Calcium 1%
  • Iron 1%

* The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Biraj Kumar

My food blog is all about cooking, food, and healthy living. You’ll find recipes for every meal of the day and tips for new recipes Ideas.

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