Recipe courtesy of La Serenata de Garibaldi

Mahi Mahi in Fresh Oregano Sauce

  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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1-ounce water

4 mahi mahi fillets

Butter, for sauteing

4 ounces diced white mushrooms


2 ounces olive oil

2 bay leaves

6 garlic cloves

4 shallots, chopped

1/2 onion, chopped, plus additional minced onion for garnish

1 whole jalapeno pepper

1 boiled zucchini, julienned

1-ounce fresh oregano leaves

1-ounce minced roasted tomato

1-ounce white wine


  1. In a large saute pan over medium heat, heat the olive oil. Add the bay leaves, garlic, shallots, 1/2 chopped onion, and jalapeno pepper and saute for 2 minutes. Add the boiled zucchini and fresh oregano and then continue to saute for 1 minute. Add the minced tomato, white wine, and water, stir, and remove from the heat.
  2. Poach the mahi mahi fillets in water a large saute pan; cook until a knife slides in easily and fish is opaque throughout.
  3. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a small saute pan. Add the white mushrooms, additional minced onion, and salt, to taste. Saute until the mushrooms are cooked through.
  4. Distribute the oregano sauce among 4 serving plates, and then top with the mahi mahi. Top the fish with the mushroom and onion mixture.
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