Sesame Baked Mahi-Mahi Fillets Recipe

Serves/Makes: 6

Ingredients:

  • 6 mahi-mahi fillets (6-8 ounces each )
  • 2 teaspoons fresh ginger root, minced
  • 4 tablespoons black sesame seeds
  • 4 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 3 shallots, minced
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, chilled and cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Coarse sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • ground white pepper
How to cook Sesame Baked Mahi-Mahi Fillets:
  • In a sauce pan over medium heat, combine shallots, ginger, lemon juice, and white wine.
  • Cook until liquid is reduced to approximately 2 tablespoons.
  • Stir in heavy cream, and bring to light boil.
  • Reduce cream by half do not burn.
  • Stir in soy sauce, then transfer to blender.
  • Blend on low while slowly adding butter, a few cubes at a time, until all of the butter is emulsified.
  • Season to taste with sea salt and pepper. Keep sauce warm.
  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
  • Heat oil in a large saute pan over high heat.
  • Season both sides of the mahi-mahi fillets with kosher salt and white pepper.
  • Mix together white and black sesame seeds, and place in a plate or flat dish.
  • Press the TOP side only of each mahi-mahi fillet into the mixture, and press seeds into the mahi-mahi fillets so it sticks.
  • When oil is hot, add the mahi-mahi fillets, sesame seed side down to pan.
  • Pan sear the mahi-mahi fillets for about 30-45 seconds per side.
  • Place pan into oven, or transfer the mahi-mahi fillets to baking sheet, and cook in oven for about 5-6 minutes.
  • Serve sesame crust side up with the ginger butter sauce.


This recipe for Sesame Baked Mahi-Mahi Fillets serves/makes: 6

The Sesame Baked Mahi-Mahi Fillets recipe and the pictures are adopted from The Our Favorite Fish & Seafood Recipes Cookbook.

Main Ingredient: Mahi-Mahi (more Mahi-Mahi recipes)
Preparation Method: Baked (more Baked recipes)

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