Sautéed Mahi-mahi with Yogurt Sauce

Sautéed Mahi-mahi with Yogurt Sauce

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 10 min
  • Total: 20 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Spoon cool and creamy Greek yogurt and mint sauce over pan-seared mahi-mahi fish fillets for a healthy and unique dish.


  • 2 cucumbers, peeled and grated
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 cup thick plain Greek yogurt
  • 2/3 cup finely chopped fresh mint leaves
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons finely chopped jalapeno
  • 1-1/2 pounds mahimahi fillet (about 3/4-inch thick), cut into 4 portions
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Place the garlic into a medium-sized bowl, sprinkle with a few pinches of salt and mash well to combine.
  2. Add the cucumber, yogurt, mint, lime juice, and jalapeno and stir the mixture until thoroughly blended.
  3. Place the olive oil into a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Sprinkle the salt fillets on both sides with some salt and pepper and then place in the pan with the hot oil. Cook for 5 minutes, flip, and then cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Transfer the fish to serving plates, top with the yogurt sauce and serve immediately.

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