Mahi Mahi with Chili Lime Butter

  • Author: Tastes Lovely
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


Chili Lime Butter:

  • 1/4 cup refined coconut oil (can also useĀ ghee)
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • zest from 2 limes

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi

  • (4) 6-oz wild caught Mahi Mahi fillets, thawed (any other wild caught fish will do!)
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • salt and pepper


Chili Lime Butter

  1. In a small bowl, combine the refined coconut oil, chili powder and lime zest.
  2. Stir to combine. Set aside.

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi

  1. Heat a large skillet over medium high heat.
  2. Season the fish fillets with salt and pepper.
  3. Melt the coconut oil in the hot pan, then add the fish fillets.
  4. Cook about 6 minutes per side, until golden brown and the fish is cooked through with an internal temperature of 145 degrees.


  1. Transfer the cooked fish to a plate and top with 1 tablespoon of the chili lime butter. Serve warm with wedges of lime.


-If your coconut oil is hard, microwave in 5 second increments until softened