Lemon Crusted Baked Mahi Mahi

Lemon Crusted Baked Mahi Mahi

We all know how healthy and nutritious wild-caught fish is so here’s a recipe that’s easy to prepare and requires minimal ingredients.  In fact, you may have most of these ingredients already in your kitchen. 

Note: Cod or Halibut would also be great options. 



  • 1-2 lbs wild-caught mahi mahi filets 
  • 1 lemon, juiced and zested
  • 3 Tbsp ghee or butter (softened or melted)
  • 2 tsp jarred minced garlic
  • 2 tsp capers
  • 3 Tbsp almond flour
  • 1-2 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1 Tbsp dried basil 
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • salt and pepper, to taste



  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Season the filets with salt and pepper.  Place in a sprayed 9×13 glass pan.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, add the ghee. lemon juice, garlic, and capers.  Mix together and set aside.
  4. In another small bowl, add the almond flour, parsley, basil, paprika, and lemon zest.  Using a fork, mix together and remove any lumps from the almond flour.
  5. Drizzle or spread the gheee mixture over the filets.
  6. Top each filet with the an even proportion of the dry seasoning mixture .  Lightly tap down to secure to the filets.
  7. Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes, depending on filet thickness.
  8. Filets should be opaque and flaky when checked with a fork.