Grilling Mahi Mahi

"It's all about BBQ Mahi Mahi!"

Are you going to be grilling Mahi Mahi at your next barbecue? Feel free to try out these tips to get great BBQ Mahi Mahi every time!!

The Mahi Mahi is a ray-finned fish normally found in tropical and sub-tropical waters worldwide.

Although also known as 'dolphin-fish' it has no relations to the dolphin or other mammal species.

grilling mahi mahi

Mahi-Mahi is grilled just like most types of fish. It is a delicious, low-fat and high protein meal. Making it ideal to cook on the barbecue.

Great...let's get our fish ready for the grill!!


• Mahi-Mahi can be grilled as whole fish or cut into fillets.

• Rinse the fish under a cold tap and pat dry with a paper towel.

• Season the fish with fresh spices such as thyme, rosemary and oregano.

• Drizzle a small amount of olive oil or salad dressing to give the fish a layer of protection.

• Use aluminum foil grilling the whole fish, this will keep it from burning and drying out. After seasoning place in a piece of foil big enough to enclose it.

• When preparing Mahi Mahi fillets or steaks you may grill them straight on the grill without any foil.

• Just make sure the pieces are well coated with olive oil to prevent them from drying out.

Perfect...your fish is ready! Let's get it on the grill!

bbq mahi mahi

"Barbecuing Mahi Mahi"

• Pre-heat grill to a medium heat.

• Place fish wrapped in foil onto the grill. Grill for approximately 10 - 12 minutes.

• Close the lid to create an oven effect and even heat circulation. The meat will change to a 'cooked' colour when it is done.

• When grilling without foil, pre-heat grill to a high heat.

• Sear the outside for a minute on eachside.

• Turn temperature down to a medium heat and slow cook the inside.

• Fillets and steak are done within 4 - 5 minutes on each side.

• Serve straight off the grill, goes great with vegetables and rice.

Delicious...perfectly grilled Mahi-Mahi right off your grill. Enjoy!!