Nut-crusted mahi-mahi


Total 20 min

Prep 8 min

Cook 12 min

Serves 4


  • Cooking spray  2 spray(s)
  • Dry roasted salted macadamia nuts  3 Tbsp, chopped
  • Dried plain breadcrumbs  ¼ cup(s), panko (Japanese variety)
  • Fresh parsley  2 Tbsp, or cilantro, fresh, minced
  • Table salt  ¾ tsp, divided
  • Uncooked Mahi Mahi fillet(s)  1 pound(s), without skin
  • Egg white(s)  1 large, whipped to soft peaks


  1. Preheat oven to 450˚F. Coat a baking pan with cooking spray, place pan in oven to heat.
  2. Place nuts, panko, parsley (or cilantro) and 1/4 teaspoon salt in a mini chopper or blender; process until combined. Pour crumbs into a shallow bowl or plate; set aside.
  3. Place fish on a plate; rub 1/2 teaspoon salt all over fish. Dip fish into egg white; turn to coat. Next, dip fish into nut mixture; turn to coat.
  4. Remove pan from oven and place fish on pan. Roast until center of fish is no longer translucent, about 10 to 12 minutes. Serve immediately. Yields about 4 ounces fish per serving.


Garnish with salt and pepper if desired.

Nut-crusted mahi-mahi

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This mahi mahi recipe sounds fancy, but it’s super easy to make, takes about 20 minutes total.


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