Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe - Chichilicious

This is a recreation of the grilled dolphin (Mahi Mahi) that we had at Oistins in Barbados. This has to be served  with home made Tartar sauce. Check out the recipe below.

Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe

BBQ fish has never been this delicious.
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Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 2


  • 4 Mahi Mahi Fillets
  • 1 lime
  • 1 Tbsp salt
  • 1/3 cup canola oil

Spice rub

  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  • If you are using frozen Mahi Mahi fillets, make sure you thaw it properly according to the instructions.
  • In a large bowl put 1 Tbsp of salt and the lime juice in the bowl with the mahi mahi and fill it with enough water to just cover the fish. Let stand for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the fish from the water and pat dry, season generously with the spice rub, add the oil and set aside.
  • Heat the grill on high until it is smoking. Put a bit of oil on the grill and add the fish. Cook uncovered. Depending on the thickness of the fillet the cooking time will vary, for about 1" fillet its about 3 minutes per side. You can bast it a couple of times with the oil and spices from the bottom of the bowl just make sure to blow out any flames that can start from the bottom of the bbq. Remove and serve with tartar sauce and rice or salad.


Calories: 639kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 64g | Fat: 40g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 248mg | Sodium: 4082mg | Potassium: 1460mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 612IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 76mg | Iron: 5mg
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Carribean
Keyword: bbq, healthy, simple
Author: Chichi
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