Sweet Sesame Mahi Mahi Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Sweet Sesame Mahi Mahi Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Sweet Sesame Mahi Mahi

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Original recipe makes 4 8-ounce fillets Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Toss the pineapple, cilantro, red onion, and lime juice together in a bowl until evenly mixed; set aside.
  2. Rub the mahi mahi fillets with the sesame oil to lightly coat.
  3. Sprinkle the sesame seeds evenly over one side of each fillets; gently press the seeds into the fish to assure they stick.
  4. Heat the vegetable oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  5. Lay the fillets with the seeded side down into the hot oil; cook for 4 minutes, turn, and continue cooking until the flesh turns opaque and flakes easily with a fork, another 3 to 5 minutes. Serve with the pineapple mixture.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Mar 25, 2012

I was a little more excited about the thought of this recipe than its result. Still - it's solid, but with a few cautions. First - add the lime juice carefully and taste. You'll need more or less depending on how sweet your pineapple is. My pineapple was pretty tart, and the addition of lime juice (in that quantity) made the salsa a little too sour. Also, a little seasoning is in order. Salt and pepper the filets before pressing in the seeds. Otherwise, it's a solid recipe and very light.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 01, 2013

The flavors don't really do anything to enhance the flavor of the Mahi Mahi. It's a delicious topping just addded to a bland fish.


10 Ratings

Mar 17, 2012

This dish was very easy to make and tasted fresh and delicious. I would definitely make it again.

Feb 21, 2012

Cilantro, pineapple, onion, sesame....this sounds amazing. Can't wait to make this!

Apr 23, 2013

I liked it but I'd cut down on the cilantro a bit.

Jan 29, 2013

Easy recipe and wonderful taste. I will definitely add this to my rotation.


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  • Calories
  • 374 kcal
  • 19%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 22.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 166 mg
  • 55%
  • Fat
  • 12 g
  • 18%
  • Fiber
  • 2.2 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 44.2 g
  • 88%
  • Sodium
  • 204 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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