Healthier mahi mahi recipes pack tons of nutrition into a delicious meal!

10 min. 1 serv.
11 ratings

Looking for easy mahi mahi recipes that will impress and satisfy? This is the meal for you! It might seem strange at first, but vanilla pairs beautifully with a delicious piece of fresh mahi mahi. Plus, it’s a simple and easy seasoning that doesn’t rely on extra salt. This truly is a healthier mahi mahi recipe than you’re used to!

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7 Oz Mahi mahi
2 Cup Bell pepper, thinly sliced
1 Vanilla bean, sliced in two
1 Fresh thyme
1/4 Tsp Grape seed oil


step #1

Heat up a non-stick pan with grape seed oil and add your sliced bell peppers. Season with a touch of sea salt and pepper, according to your taste, and allow them to sear.

step #2

While the peppers are cooking, cut a vanilla bean down the middle and scrape out the seeds. Spread them on one side of the mahi mahi.

step #3

Place the mahi mahi in the pan, vanilla side down, and allow it to sear. Season the other side with a pinch of sea salt and pepper. 

step #4

Flip the mahi mahi and add a sprig of fresh thyme to the bell peppers, mixing it in gently to help the flavors activate. Let the other side of the mahi mahi cook through.

step #5

Ready to serve!


11 ratings

Did you know?

Mahi mahi is a complete protein, meaning it includes all of the essential amino acids the body needs to stay in shape. It’s also a great source of essential B vitamins, like thiamin, riboflavin, and vitamin B6. But mahi mahi also features a ton of vitamin B3, or niacin, which has been shown to help reduce “bad” cholesterol content in the bloodstream. Niacin’s a necessity for humans, as it keeps our digestive system working properly and helps convert nutrients into much-needed energy.

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