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Mahi-Mahi Tacos & Burrito Bowls

Mahi-mahi is one of my favorite fish when making tacos. It is super tasty just from cooking it in a skillet or baking it in the oven. While fried fish is delicious, this version is much more healthy. I was able to find some great looking fresh mahi-mahi at Costco, so I knew immediately that tacos would be on the menu. In an attempt to go the healthy route, I also made a burrito bowl version. Both were delicious! You can get creative with whichever spices you want to use, but below is the mixture that I used. I had a box of Zatarain's spanish rice that I served as a side. Top with your favorite toppings as well! These made great leftovers as well, so don't be scared to heat these babies up the next day or two! Enjoy!


~1 pound fresh mahi-mahi, cut into 4 oz pieces

juice of 1/2 lime

1 tb smoked paprika

1 tsp cumin

1 tsp garlic salt

dash of onion powder

1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

2 tb olive oil

Toppings (sour cream, cheese, lettuce, guacamole, tomatoes, salsa, etc.)

soft or hard flour/corn tortillas

spanish rice, prepared per the directions (I used Zatarain's)


Prepare the rice as directed. In the meantime, brush the mahi-mahi with the lime juice on all sides. Combine the paprika, cumin, garlic salt, onion powder, and cayenne pepper. Spread the spice mixture evenly on the fish, on both sides. Heat the olive oil over medium heat in a skillet. Add the fish and cook over medium heat for approximately 5-6 minutes per side, depending on the thickness of the fish. Towards the last minute or so, use a spatula to break apart the fish into strips. Once cooked through, remove from heat and serve with your favorite toppings.

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