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Seared Mahi Mahi Recipe
Healthy Seared Mahi Mahi with Nectarine-Avocado Salsa
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Healthy Seared Mahi Mahi with Nectarine Avocado Salsa is the perfect summertime meal that will help you beat the heat, and keep you feeling light on your toes.
Servings: 4
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For the salsa
  • 1 cup diced red onion
  • 2 cups diced nectarines
  • 1 cup diced cucumber
  • 2 cup chopped avocados
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro paste
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • ½ teaspoon ground coriander
For the fish
  • 4 Mahi Mahi filets 6 ounces each
  • 2 tablespoon grape seed oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
Tools and equipment
  • Cutting board and chef's knife
  • medium bowl with cover
  • large skillet
  • spatula for flipping fish
To make the salsa
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a medium bowl and gently mix to combine.
  2. Cover and refrigerate until chilled.
To make the fish
  1. Heat the grape seed oil in a large skillet over medium/high heat.
  2. Season the Mahi-Mahi filets on both sides.
  3. Carefully add the filets to the hot skillet and cook until seared and golden (approximately 5 minutes) on the first side.
  4. Carefully flip the fish.
  5. Sear and brown the second side (approximately 5 more minutes) until the fish is cooked through and flaky.
  6. To serve, plate the fish and top with the cold salsa.
Recipe Notes

The salsa will last, covered in the refrigerator, for up to 3 days.
Try this nectarine-avocado salsa with other types of fish such as talapia, tuna, and even shrimp and crab.