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Creamy Crab Pesto over Mahi Mahi

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"A taste of the ocean! Creamy pesto sauce with lump crab meat over a delicious fillet of mahi mahi. This dish also works well with a parma rosa sauce and catfish!"
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25 m servings 553 cals
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Heat a small amount of the olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium heat. Season mahi mahi with oregano, salt, and white pepper; cook in skillet until the flesh flakes easily with a fork, 7 to 10 minutes per side.
  2. While fish cooks, whisk remaining olive oil, milk, and creamy pesto sauce mix together in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook, stirring regularly, until it begins to thicken, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat and stir crabmeat into the sauce.
  3. Transfer cooked mahi mahi to plates and spoon sauce over the fish.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 553 calories; 35 g fat; 18.7 g carbohydrates; 40.1 g protein; 132 mg cholesterol; 1432 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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First let me start by saying I stopped liking fish a while back (not sure why) but I still like shrimp and crab. So I tried this recipe because my husband still likes fish. I really couldn't sto...

Not as flavorful as I had hoped.

This recipe has so very much to offer, and when I followed the recipe I felt it was lacking just a few minor points. First of all, be sure to season the fish well with all the seasonings. We f...

Delicious! The perfect compliment to mahi mahi. I used half cream, half milk because I only had 2%, but it was amazing! Will definitely make this again.