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mahi mahi recipe

Creole Mahi Mahi

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten free low carb recipes, quick fish dish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 267kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Pan fried Mahi Mahi poached in a spicy tomato sauce for a quick and easy meal.
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  • 2 Mahi Mahi fillets skin removed
  • 2 tablespoons butter, unsalted
  • 1 small onion peeled & chopped
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic peeled & chopped
  • 2 tablespoons thyme, fresh
  • 1 hot chilli pepper chopped
  • 1/2 green pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 red pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup chicken stock
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Season the fish with salt and pepper
  • Heat the butter in a large frying pan on a medium heat.
  • Fry the fish for 3 minutes per side, then remove and set aside.
  • Fry the onion, garlic, tomatoes and thyme for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally so that the vegetables do not dry out or stick.
  • Add the cinnamon, paprika, hot pepper and stock and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add the green and red pepper strips to the pan and cover it with a lid and cook for a further 5 minutes.
  • Add the fish and simmer for 15 minutes in the sauce.
  • Serve immediately


The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 267kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 13g | Fiber: 5g