Best Mahi Mahi Recipes

Also known as dorado, mahi mahi is a large, white-fleshed fish that cooks up delicious. Learn how the expert chefs at Food Network prepare it.

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The Ultimate Fish Tacos

Tyler Florence serves his mahi mahi tacos with pink chile mayonnaise and chunky mango-radish salsa. You will want to serve this family-style feast at your next dinner party.

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Mahi Mahi with Cauliflower

In this recipe from Food Network Magazine, firm and flavorful mahi mahi is seared to lock in the flavor, then baked, and is served with cauliflower, almonds and raisins.

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Grilled Mahi Mahi with Jerk Spice

Prepare a spicy jerk marinade using allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg. You'll know the mahi mahi is close to done on the grill when the marinade starts to form a fragrant, crusty glaze. 

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Mahi Mahi with Asparagus and Almond Sauce

Broiled mahi mahi fillets and asparagus make an easy weeknight dinner. Make a batch of the toasted-almond, mustard and lemon juice sauce ahead to save more time.

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Thai Red Curry Mahi Mahi Salad

Broil fillets of mahi mahi with fried coconut cream and red curry paste, and serve it with a variety of vegetables and a fish sauce-lime vinaigrette. This salad will immediately transport your palate to Thailand.

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Barbecued Mahi Mahi with Yellow Pepper-Cilantro Pesto

Mahi mahi is a great fish to grill, because it's firm and flaky at the same time. Bobby Flay adds brown sugar to his rub to help balance the spices as well as give the finished fish a caramelized top.

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Bobby's Fish Tacos

Bobby marinates mahi mahi in a flavorful sauce, adding heat and freshness with chopped jalapenos, ancho chile powder, cilantro and lime juice.

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Thai Fish Curry

Marinate the fish with Thai green curry paste before simmering it with sauteed vegetables in coconut milk. If you'd like your curry spicier, add more jalapeno as you go.

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Steamed Mahi Mahi

You can make sure your fillets of mahi mahi will stay juicy by cooking them with steam. Serve them over white rice with steamed carrots and bok choy. Drizzle with a liberal dose of soy sauce and homemade chile oil.

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Mahi Mahi Banh Mi (Vietnamese Sandwiches)

For a twist on Vietnamese banh mi, cook up some moist, spiced-up mahi mahi.

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Aida Mollenkamp's Fish Tacos

Aida's fish tacos are authentically deep-fried, flaked and served with avocado, salsa and sour cream.

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