Key Lime Grilled Mahi Mahi

A unique blend of spices and tangy key lime juice.

Key Lime Grilled Mahi Mahi

The mild nature of mahi mahi goes very nicely with this tangy flavorful marinade.  

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Marinade Time 30 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 2 6 oz. mahi mahi fillets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin
  • 2 tbsp. key lime juice or lemon juice
  • 3/4 tsp. old bay seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp. dried oregano
  • pinch ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp. fresh lime zest key lime if they are available


  1. Place the mahi mahi fillets in a 1 qt. resealable freezer bag.  In a small mixing bowl whisk together the rest of the ingredients to create the marinade.

  2. Pour the marinade into the freezer bag with the mahi fillets.  Seal the bag and swish the marinade around until the fillets are evenly coated.  Place in the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  3. Once the mahi fillets have finished marinating prepare your grill to medium heat and lightly grease the grates to prevent sticking.  Grill the fillets for approximately 3 minutes per side.  Serve hot of the grill with your favorite sides.

Recipe Notes

Try serving this mahi mahi over a bed of lime thyme rice and enjoy.

Did you know:  Mahi mahi is the Hawaiian name for this fish and the Spanish name is Dorado.  Somehow mahi mahi just sounds much nicer to me.



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