Easy Grilled Mahi Mahi


This grilled mahi mahi is perfect for summer, grilling season, and 4th of July! Pair with a glass of chilled white wine.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins


  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper

  • 3 (4 ounce) fillets wild-caught skin-on mahi-mahi fillets

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Preheat a gas grill for medium-high heat (450 degrees F (230 degrees C)) and lightly oil the grate.

  2. To make the spice mixture: Combine paprika, oregano, cumin, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, pepper, and cayenne in a small bowl. Brush mahi mahi fillets with olive oil on both sides and season with spice mixture.

  3. Grill on the hot grill until golden and fish flakes easily with a fork, about 4 to 5 minutes per side. Drizzle with lemon juice and serve.


Use smoked paprika if preferred.

The white wine "Vinho Verde Estreia" pairs perfectly with the flavors in this fish dish.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

227 Calories
15g Fat
3g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 227
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15g 19%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 489mg 21%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 6mg 29%
Calcium 36mg 3%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 529mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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