Pan Seared Mahi Mahi with Mango Papaya Salsa

  • Author: Tastes Lovely
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 2 people 1x


Mango Papaya Fruit Salsa

  • 1 medium size mango, chopped into ½” chunks*
  • 1 medium size papaya, seeded and chopped into ½” chunks*
  • ½ medium size red onion, finely chopped
  • 1 medium size jalapeno, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 bunch of cilantro, stems removed, finely chopped
  • juice of 1 lime
  • salt & pepper to taste

Pan Seared Mahi Mahi

  • (2) 6-ounce Mahi Mahi fillets, thawed and patted dry
  • 2 teaspoons coconut oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon butter or ghee
  • salt & pepper to taste


  1. Mango Papaya Fruit Salsa: Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl, stir to combine. Leave in the refrigerator until ready to use. Will keep in the refrigerator for 1 week.
  2. Pan Seared Mahi Mahi: Preheat a medium size pan over medium-high heat. Season the Mahi Mahi with salt and pepper. Add the coconut oil and butter to the pan. Cook the Mahi Mahi for about 5 minutes on the first side, or until crispy golden brown. Flip and cook the second side for 5 more minutes. Transfer the cooked fish to a plate, and top with the mango papaya fruit salsa.