Mahi-Mahi with Blood Oranges and Avocado Salsa

Mahi-Mahi with Blood Oranges and Avocado Salsa

  • Prep: 25 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 35 min
  • Serving: Serves 2

This dish brimming with zesty and fresh flavors has beautiful presentation with its vibrant colors of red and green from the blood orange and avocado.  Serve with a side bowl of jasmine rice.


  • 1 blood orange or 1 regular orange
  • 1/2 cup avocado, cut in 1/3-inch cubes
  • 1/3 cup chopped red onion
  • 2 teaspoons minced red jalapeño
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2, 6-ounce mahi-mahi fillets


  1. Peel the orange, remove the pith and with a paring knife remove the orange segments and drop into a small bowl.
  2. Add the avocado, jalapeño, and lime juice to the bowl and toss to blend the ingredients. Sprinkle the salsa with salt and set aside.
  3. In a medium-sized sauté pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat until hot but not smoking.
  4. Add the mahi-mahi and sauté for 5 minutes per side, flipping only once.
  5. Place the fillets on 2 separate plates and spoon over salsa. Serve immediately.

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