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Pan Seared Mahi Mahi

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Coconut Lime Coleslaw

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi

Pan seared mahi mahi recipe coated with a blend of savory and sweet spices. Each fillet is served with a crunchy and refreshing honey lime coleslaw.
 Prep Time : 15 min
Cook Time: 10 min
Total Time: 25 min
Serves: 4
Mahi Mahi- 
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 teaspoon dark brown sugar – I used honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon cumin ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano dried
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp lime zest
  • 4 -4 oz  Mahi Mahi fillets, cod, or white fish
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup green cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1 cup red cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1 cup carrots shredded – matchstick carrots
  • 1 cup red bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup green onions sliced
  • 3 tablespoons lime juice plus zest of 1 lime
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil – I used jalapeño infused olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves finely chopped
Mahi Mahi-
  1. Combine paprika, brown sugar or honey, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, cumin, chili pepper, black pepper, lime juice, lime zest, and oregano in a small bowl. Sprinkle seasoning evenly over both sides of the fish fillets.
  2. Heat oil in a large cast-iron skillet or sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add fish to pan; cook 2-3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness – till flaky. Transfer cooked fish to a clean plate.
  1. Add cabbage, carrots, bell pepper, and onions in a large bowl. In a separate medium sized bowl whisk together dressing ingredients; 3 tablespoons lime juice, lime zest, honey, garlic, and rice wine vinegar. Slowly add 2 tablespoons olive oil and whisk until combined. Whisk in cilantro. Season with salt and pepper as needed. Add dressing to vegetables and toss to combine.
  2. Serve fish with coleslaw, enjoy!

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