Maple Cajun Mahi Mahi

Maple Cajun Mahi Mahi

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"This fish has a sweet and spicy flavor that goes well with buttered rice."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 219 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 219 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 21.1 g
  • 42%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 82 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 811 mg
  • 32%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  2. Stir the maple syrup, Cajun seasoning, and garlic powder together in a small bowl.
  3. Brush the maple syrup mixture over the mahi mahi fillets.
  4. Cook the mahi mahi in the hot oil until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 3 to 5 minutes per side.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most helpful positive review

I was looking for a quick and easy recipe and stumbled across this. I only had cod, but it worked perfectly. I followed the recipe (almost) exactly. It was spicy and delicious. Highly recomm...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe just didn't quite do it for us, although it certainly was easy. I cooked a batch of rice and while that was simmering, I mixed the spices with the syrup. While the fish was cooking, ...

I was looking for a quick and easy recipe and stumbled across this. I only had cod, but it worked perfectly. I followed the recipe (almost) exactly. It was spicy and delicious. Highly recomm...

This was very yummy and fast. I was worried the maple syrup was going to make it too sweet, but it was well balanced with the Cajun seasoning.

This was definitely spicy for our taste but it was approved to try again so this recipe gets a solid 4 stars. I could see the paste complementing any firm fish such as salmon and I think it wou...

This syrup mixture is sweet and spicy and delicious! I brushed it over salmon and baked it in a 400 degree oven for 20 minutes.

This is going to be one of my favorite recipes! I loved this and it was so easy to make......not to mention fast which is a must when you have a baby! We have made this twice with two differ...

This was good and spicy! I didn't have Cajun seasoning, so I made the "Simple Cajun Seasoning" recipe on this site. Instead of brushing the seasoning on, I threw it in a ziploc with the Mahi M...

I am making this for the second time since Christmas. The flavors definitely draw you back and it is easy to prepare and company worthy. I used the "lite" version of Tony Chachere's as my creol...

This is now my absolute favorite way to cook fish. Other reviewers have said that a lot depends on the cajun seasoning that you use, and it definitely does. My grocery store generic is way too...

This was a hit in my home even with my 11 year old fish-hating son. I did not have Cajun seasoning so I used Southwest seasoning blend by Pampered Chef. Tasted terrific.