Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe -
Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe
  • READY IN 55 mins

Grilled Mahi Mahi

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"This recipe is great either on the grill or in the oven broiler. The tomatoes give it a little bite. My entire family loves it, even my pickiest eater. In the winter I make this dish in my oven or broiler. The amounts I gave are approximate. I use two cans of tomatoes when I want more 'bite,' only one can when I want less. I like a lot of garlic so I generally use a lot."

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Original recipe makes 12 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    35 mins

    55 mins


  1. Preheat grill for high heat.
  2. Place mahi mahi in an aluminum foil pan, and toss with the garlic to coat. Distribute butter evenly throughout pan. Spread onions over fish. Pour the lemon juice, wine, and diced tomatoes with green chile peppers over the fish. Season with salt and pepper. Tightly cover pan with aluminum foil.
  3. Place pan on the grill grate, and cook fish 35 minutes, or until easily flaked with a fork. Sprinkle with cheese before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 24, 2005

My husband needed a Mahi Mahi recipe fast, so we looked online and found this one. We both were so amazed at how wonderful the flavor is! He only had two fillets, and he kept the fillets whole and did not cube them. He used about three cloves of fresh garlic instead of the stuff in a jar. He also used red wine since we didn’t have any white on hand. We also didn’t have any diced tomatoes with the peppers; but we did have a can of diced tomatoes with basil, so he used that and added a bit of his dried red peppers. It was raining, so he put it into the oven and baked it at 450. We had no idea if we’d like this dish; so as soon as it came out of the oven, we both sampled it. It was so delicious that we ate it immediately. (We forgot the cheese.) The fish was very moist. This is a very easy recipe and the flavor was awesome! We both said we would definitely make this again.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 03, 2006

I used mahi mahi filets and my oven's broiler. Perhaps I screwed up, but other than those modifications, I followed the recipe exactly. Sorry. :(

Jun 17, 2005

Excellent, and very different fish recipe. I made a few changes: 1) Used olive oil instead of butter--was good, but next time I will try the butter (or do half and half oil and butter). 2) Did not have jarred garlic, so used garlic powder 3) Used bottled lemon juice, as I did not have fresh lemons 4) Used motzerrela cheese, as did not have pepperjack--next time I will try the pepperjack 5) Baked the fish at 350 for 30 minutes in a covered casserole dish instead of grilling 6) I added green and red bell peppers, yellow squash, mushrooms along with the onion--which really turned out very well Delicious--Great recipe--thanks!!

Feb 17, 2005

I don't want to rate this, because I was the one who submitted it..(smile)..For some reason one ingredient was not added. Onions, and lots of them. I usually use one of those really big ones, diced and spread all over the fish before the tomatoes. I am really glad you enjoyed this, because it really is so yummy!!

Feb 27, 2005

Well, it was 39 degrees outside and raining so I decided to cook this dish in the oven. I used a covered casserole and baked for about 30 minutes at 425. I cut the recipe down for 4 people but used one whole 14.5 oz. can of diced tomatoes-- didn't have the kind with green chilis, so chopped up a jalapeno and sprinkled on top instead. Otherwise, I followed the recipe and it was FABULOUS. An easy way to make great tasting fish.

Sep 26, 2005

We really enjoyed this recipe. I used Mahi Mahi filets instead of cutting the fish into chunks, and the fish was frozen when I put it into the foil. I did not put on the pepper jack cheese at the end. Instead, I served the fish over rice and grated fresh Parmesan cheese over the top. I also sliced the onion rather than dicing it. It was really yummy, and I will do it again. I might add 1/2 tsp. of dried basil next time for an extra burst of flavor.

Jul 01, 2007

I used tequilla instead of wine and it was FANTASTIC!! I didn't feel like opening a full bottle of wine for the small amount needed in the recipe.

Jan 10, 2006

I scaled this down for 2 people, since I only had a half pound of fish. I basically just dumped the ingredients on top of the fish, sealed it over with foil and stuck it under the broiler. It was really good! My husband loved it!


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  • Calories
  • 337 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 7.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 179 mg
  • 60%
  • Fat
  • 15.3 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 40.1 g
  • 80%
  • Sodium
  • 513 mg
  • 21%

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

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