Panko-Crusted Air Fryer Mahi Mahi


This delicious air fryer mahi mahi with panko breading has a satisfying crunch while the fish fillets turn out perfectly flaky. Serve with a side of rice or use the fillets for fish tacos.

Panko-crusted mahi-mahi fillet on a bed of slaw on a green plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
4 fillets


  • 4 (4 ounce) mahi mahi fillets

  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil

  • 2 cups panko bread crumbs

  • 1 teaspoon everything bagel seasoning

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric

  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • nonstick cooking spray

  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 medium lemon, cut into 4 wedges


  1. Preheat an air fryer to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 5 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, place mahi mahi fillets on a platter and drizzle with grapeseed oil.

  3. Mix panko, bagel seasoning, garlic salt, turmeric, and pepper together in a shallow dish. Dip each fillet into the panko mixture to coat, then place in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Spray with nonstick spray.

  4. Cook in the preheated air fryer until fish flakes easily with a fork, 12 to 15 minutes, flipping halfway through.

  5. Remove from the air fryer. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges. Serve immediately.

Editor's Note:

Please note that the magazine version of this recipe uses flour and egg for the breading.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

304 Calories
9g Fat
41g Carbs
27g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 304
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 82mg 27%
Sodium 670mg 29%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Protein 27g
Vitamin C 20mg 99%
Calcium 34mg 3%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 515mg 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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