Walnut Crusted Mahi Mahi

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This Walnut Crusted Mahi Mahi is one of my favorite ways to make this delicious fish. It comes together in about 20 minutes staying nice and crisp on the outside and tender and flaky on the inside.


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  • 2 6oz Mahi Mahi fillets, fresh or frozen, if frozen thaw first
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped Walnuts
  • 1/4 cup Panko I used Gluten Free
  • 1 tsp Paprika
  • 1 Egg
  • Grapeseed Oil, enough to fill the bottom of skillet, about 1/4 cup


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
  2. In food processor chop Walnuts until they are the consistency of bread crumbs.
  3. Mix together Walnuts, Paprika, and Panko on a large plate.
  4. In small bowl whisk the Egg.
  5. Fill bottom of 9 inch cast iron skillet with Grapeseed Oil and heat over med-high heat.
  6. Once oil is hot, dip Mahi Mahi in Egg coating both sides.
  7. Add Mahi Mahi to Panko mixture and coat both sides.
  8. Add Mahi fillets to the hot skillet.
  9. Cook 3 minutes on each side.
  10. Place skillet in the oven for another 10 minutes until firm and flaky.
  11. Enjoy!
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