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🔥 Perfectly Grilled Mahi-Mahi Recipe

Learn how to grill mahi-mahi to perfection with this easy recipe from Grill Matey. Marinated in olive oil, lemon juice, and garlic, this flavorful fish dish is a must-try for seafood lovers.

Perfectly Grilled Mahi-Mahi

You will need:

  • Mahi-Mahi filletsMahi-Mahi fillets
  • Olive oilOlive oil
  • Lemon juiceLemon juice
  • GarlicGarlic
  • SaltSalt
  • PepperPepper
  • GrillGrill
  • Cooking thermometerThermometer


  1. Start by bringing your mahi-mahi fillets to room temperature.
  2. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat.
  3. Prepare a simple marinade by combining olive oil, lemon juice, minced garlic, salt, and pepper.
  4. Marinate your mahi-mahi fillets in the mixture for about 15-20 minutes.
  5. Place the marinated mahi-mahi fillets on the preheated grill.
  6. Grill the mahi-mahi for about 4-5 minutes on each side, or until the internal temperature reaches 137°F (58°C).
  7. Remove the mahi-mahi from the grill and let it rest for a few minutes before serving.


The exact grilling time may vary depending on the thickness of your fillets. Always monitor the internal temperature to ensure your mahi-mahi is perfectly cooked.

There's nothing quite like the taste of perfectly grilled mahi-mahi. The firm, sweet flesh of this popular fish lends itself beautifully to the smoky, charred flavors of the grill. But as any grill master knows, achieving that perfect balance of crispy exterior and tender, juicy interior is an art. That's where Grill Matey comes in, with our expert advice and step-by-step guides to grilling perfection.

Our guide to grilling mahi-mahi is a great place to start. Here you'll find tips and techniques that will help you grill mahi-mahi to perfection every time. From marinating the fillets to checking the internal temperature, we've got you covered.

One key to grilling mahi-mahi is the marinade. A simple combination of olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper can elevate your fish from ordinary to extraordinary. If you're looking for more flavor inspiration, check out our list of must-try sauces for fish lovers. A fruit-based marinade, for example, can add a sweet and tangy twist to your grilled mahi-mahi.

Another crucial factor in grilling mahi-mahi is the grill itself. Whether you're using a gas grill or a charcoal one, the right temperature and cooking time are crucial. Our best practices for grilling fish on a gas grill will guide you through the process.

And let's not forget about the magic of cedar planks. Grilling your mahi-mahi on a cedar plank infuses the fish with a subtle smoky flavor that's simply irresistible. Learn more about this technique in our article on the magic of cedar planks in grilling.

Grilling mahi-mahi is a culinary adventure, and we're here to guide you every step of the way. So fire up that grill and get ready to impress your friends and family with your grilling skills. Happy grilling!