Citrus Mahi Mahi with Avocado Salsa

This Citrus Mahi Mahi with Avocado Salsa is such a great light and healthy Summer dish! The creamy avocado, fresh orange juice, and delicious smoky grilled fish is such a flavorful combination. I can’t wait to make this again and again.

Mahi Mahi Citrus Salsa | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

I am always looking for quick and simple meals, and this Citrus Mahi Mahi with Avocado Salsa is just that! It takes 30 minutes to prepare, and is loaded with delicious bright flavors! If you are having trouble finding fresh mahi mahi, feel free to substitute it for another white fish. The perfect tropical flavors for warm Summer days!

Mahi Mahi Citrus Salsa | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

 

Mahi Mahi Citrus Salsa | Lexi's Clean Kitchen

 

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Citrus Mahi Mahi with Avocado Salsa


Yield 2
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes



Author: Lexi
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Ingredients

    Mahi Mahi Marinade

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon Mrs. Dash seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • Avocado Salsa

  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 1 orange, diced  (can sub diced pineapple or mango)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 3 teaspoons fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon cilantro
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, more to taste
  • Other Ingredients

  • 1 lime, sliced into wedges for garnish
  • 1 cup arugula
  • 1/4 cup sliced cherry tomatoes
  • Optional: 1/4 cup diced mango
  • Optional: Pinch of red pepper flakes

Directions

  1. In a bowl mix together the fish marinade ingredients. Place fish in the marinade, cover, and place in the fridge.
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, combine all ingredients for the avocado salsa.
  3. Mix well and set aside. Taste and adjust seasoning as necessary.
  4. Oil your grill pan and place on the stove over high heat. Once hot, cook fish over medium heat for 4-5 minutes on each side. Fish should be opaque and flaky.
  5. On a serving plate of choice lay down a bed of arugula with sliced tomatoes. Place cooked fish filets on the arugula and top with a generously amount of avocado salsa.
  6. Drizzle with lime juice right before serving.

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May 25, 2013

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2 responses to “Citrus Mahi Mahi with Avocado Salsa”

  1. kaelen says:

    In the salsa portion, the last three spices are:
    1/2 teaspoon cilantro
    1/2 teaspoon, more to taste
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper, more to taste

    What is the middle one supposed to be?

    Thanks!

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