YIELDS: 2 Servings PREP TIME: 3 mins COOK TIME: 12 mins TOTAL TIME: 15 mins

Perfectly cooked mahi mahi (or whatever fresh fish you can find) served with a lemon garlic sauce that requires just a few simple ingredients but adds a powerful punch of flavor!


2 mahi mahi filets (or the freshest fish you can find)
1 tbsp olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Lemon Garlic Sauce
2 tbsp salted butter
1 tbsp chopped chives
2 tbsp minced garlic
⅛ tsp kosher salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1 tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 tbsp lemon zest

Cutting board 
Cast iron pan 
Small saucepan 


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large cast iron or oven-proof pan over medium-high heat. Pat the fish filets dry and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Brown the filets for about 2-3 minutes on each side then transfer to the preheated oven and continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  4. For the lemon garlic sauce, combine all ingredients for the lemon garlic sauce in a small saucepan.
  5. Heat over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until the butter melts.
  6. Simmer for about 1 minute, until reduced slightly.
  7. Spoon the sauce over the fish and serve!