Smoked Mahi Mahi Recipe

My 8 year old kid isn’t a big fan of fish dishes, but the one meal he enjoys is baked or smoked salmon. I usually make baked salmon for him at least once a week. However, I’ve heard many people talking about how tasty Mahi Mahi is. So, this time, I thought, why not give Smoked Mahi Mahi a try instead of our usual baked salmon? Remember my Smoked Baked Salmon Recipes? I love to eat Smoked fish cooked on the smoker, and if you add Wood chips to the smoker is like eating it in the forest. So If you love seafood and want to try something new and delicious at the same time, go for it! And guess what? It’s so easy to make as well.

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Why Smoked Mahi Mahi?

Cooking with smoke is an old, cool way to make your food taste special. Mahi Mahi is a kind of fish that’s great for this. It soaks up the smoky flavor, making it perfect for a tasty salty fish dish. Also, Mahi Mahi isn’t just delicious, it’s super healthy too! like a lot of other fishes has good stuff like lean protein, omega-3 fatty acids, and important vitamins. So, eating it can benefit your health as well.

Can You Smoke Mahi Mahi?

For sure! Yes, you can cook Mahi Mahi with smoke to make it taste so delicious. It gives the fish a special forest flavor, and it becomes a delicious dish. So, if you like smoky and tasty fish, smoking Mahi Mahi is a great idea to try.

How long to Smoke Mahi Mahi?

To make Mahi Mahi taste great with smoke, it takes around 20-30 minutes. That’s not too long, just enough to make it super tasty!

Ingredients

How to Make Smoked Mahi Mahi?

  1. After you wash it well, first, use a towel to gently dry the mahi mahi fish. This helps it cook perfectly when we add that smoky flavor.
  2. Next, put some sea salt and black pepper on the fish. Pour a bit of olive oil to make it taste better.
  3. Put the wood chips in water for 30 minutes. While they soak, set up the smoker following the instructions. Make it a bit warm, not too hot.
  4. Once everything is set, place the fish on the smoker. Close the lid, and let the magic begin! It should smoke for about 20-30 minutes or until it’s cooked inside and reaches 145°F (63°C).
  5. Put fresh lemon pieces on the fish and serve it hot from the grill to your plate.
  6. I loved eating this Smoked Mahi Mahi with some Garlic green beans and boiled potatoes, You can have some Jelly pepper for a more tasty and sweet combination with this dish.

Kitchen Equipment

  • Smoker
  • Wood chips
  • Paper towels
  • Tongs
  • Thermometer

What to Eat with this Smoked Mahi Mahi?

Well, there is a lot of side dish to eat with this smoked Mahi Mahi, For me, I only made regular Garlic green beans and boiled potatoes, the taste was perfect for me and so cozy, and I made mashed potatoes with cheese for my kid.

FAQ

How do I know when it’s ready?

Look for a nice golden color, and if it’s easy to break with a fork, it’s perfect. Also, make sure it’s 145°F inside.

What if we don’t have a smoker?

No big deal! You can use a grill with a lid or even the oven. It works well.

How do we save the extra fish?

If there’s some left, put it in a tight container in the fridge.

Can we freeze it?

Yes, you can! Wrap it up really well and put it in the freezer. Don’t forget to write the date on it.

Conclusion

Making this Smoked Mahi Mahi is really worth it, So share this recipe with your friends and family. And if you want more tasty seafood ideas, don’t forget to subscribe to my blog.

Smoked Mahi Mahi

Smoked Mahi Mahi

Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Active Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

I'm sure you will enjoy this Smoked Mahi Mahi, a recipe that's easy to make and brings salty tasty ocean flavors to your mouth. This dish mixes smoky and tender to make your meal extra special and delicious.

Ingredients

  • Fresh Mahi Mahi fillets, I used these wild-caught mahi Mahi Fillets.
  • Wood chips for smoking
  • Sea salt
  • Black pepper
  • Olive oil

Instructions

  1. After you wash it well, first, use a towel to gently dry the mahi mahi fish. This helps it cook perfectly when we add that smoky flavor.
  2. Next, put some sea salt and black pepper on the fish. Pour a bit of olive oil to make it taste better.
  3. Put the wood chips in water for 30 minutes. While they soak, set up the smoker following the instructions. Make it a bit warm, not too hot.
  4. Once everything is set, place the fish on the smoker. Close the lid, and let the magic begin! It should smoke for about 20-30 minutes or until it's cooked inside and reaches 145°F (63°C).
  5. Put fresh lemon pieces on the fish and serve it hot from the grill to your plate.
  6. I loved eating this Smoked Mahi Mahi with some Garlic green beans and boiled potatoes, You can have some Jelly pepper for a more tasty and sweet combination with this dish.

Notes

  • Putting the wood chips in water before using them in the smoker is a great special trick. It makes the fish taste like it's been cooked in a smoky forest.

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 155Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 5gCholesterol 75mgSodium 272mgCarbohydrates 4gFiber 0gSugar 0gProtein 19g

Nutrition automatically generated.

 

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