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Garlicky Lemon Mahi-Mahi
Easy
30 Minutes
4
Excellent source of vitamins B-3
Mahi-mahi has a firm texture and works well for baking, searing, or grilling.
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Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. butter, divided
  • 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 4 (4-oz.) mahi-mahi fillets
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb. asparagus
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more for garnish

Method

  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 1 tablespoon each of butter and olive oil. Add mahi-mahi and season with salt and pepper. Cook until golden, 4 to 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.

  • To skillet, add remaining 1 tablespoon oil. Add asparagus and cook until tender, 2 to 4 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and transfer to a plate.

  • To skillet, add remaining 2 tablespoons butter. Once melted, add garlic and red pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, 1 minute, then stir in lemon, zest, juice, and parsley. Remove from heat, then return mahi-mahi and asparagus to skillet and spoon over sauce.

  • Garnish with more parsley before serving.

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