Soy-Grilled Mahi Mahi with Korean Dipping Sauce
I love the slight touch of spicy Korean flavor in this Soy-Grilled Mahi Mahi Recipe with Korean Dipping Sauce! And if you’ve been looking for a good recipe for cooking Mahi Mahi, I promise this one will be a winner!
This Soy-Grilled Mahi Mahi with Korean Dipping Sauce is a recipe I made years ago, and it was actually probably one of the first grilled fish recipes on the blog. Recently I had just a few small pieces left from one of those bags of frozen Mahi Mahi you get at Costco and decided to update the photos! And I also greatly increased the marinating time for this grilled fish, after I decided I wanted a bit more of the sweet-soy flavor in the finished dish.
This recipe uses a soy-sesame sauce that has a touch of sweetness and a touch of spiciness. Half the mixture is used to marinate the fish, and the other half is served as a sauce at the table. I made it just slightly spicy, but turn up the heat a bit if you prefer.
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Make Soy-Grilled Mahi Mahi with Korean Dipping Sauce:
(Scroll down for the complete printable recipe, including nutritional information.)
- If using frozen Mahi Mahi, thaw in the refrigerator overnight and then drain and pat dry.
- Combine sauce/marinade ingredients in small measuring cup.
- Put half of mixture into a Ziploc bag or plastic or glass container with a snap-tight lid with the fish and marinate in the fridge for about 1 hour.
- When you’re ready to cook take fish out of the fridge and let it come to room temperature.
- Spray grill with non-stick spray or wipe with olive oil, then preheat grill to medium-high)
- Put fish on grill with top side down and at an angle to grill grates and grill 2-3 minutes (until you can start to see grill marks.)
- Rotate 90 degrees and cook 2-3 minutes more to get criss-cross marks.
- Turn fish over and cook about 3-4 minutes more or until it feels firm, but not hard to the touch. Total cooking time will not be more than 8-10 minutes; don’t overcook.
- Serve hot, with dipping sauce on the side.
Fish can be tricky to cook on the grill, but I love a non-stick spray called Pam for Grilling, (affiliate link) which really helps prevent food from sticking. You can also oil your grill with a paper towel dipped in olive oil with good results.
What made this finished fish dish special was the sauce. I did use Korean Red Pepper Powder (affiliate link) but as to whether this sauce is really Korean, I haven’t a clue. But it was definitely tasty as a dipping sauce for the fish. There’s also a version of this recipe using salmon, if you prefer that!
Make it a Low-Carb Meal:
More Recipes for Grilled Fish:
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Grilled Salmon with Maple-Sriracha-Lime Glaze
Grilled Fish with Garlic, Basil, and Lemon
Buffalo-Glazed Grilled Salmon with Blue Cheese Coleslaw
Greek Salmon Cooked in a Grill Pan
I used wild Mahi Mahi from Costco. I used Golden Monkfruit Sweetener and Korean Red Pepper Powder for this recipe. (affiliate links)I love a non-stick spray called Pam for Grilling, (affiliate link) which really helps prevent food from sticking. This recipe slightly adapted from one which appeared in Weeknight Grilling, a magazine published by Cuisine at Home.
Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 265Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 149mgSodium: 1933mgCarbohydrates: 5gFiber: 1gSugar: 2gProtein: 41g
I used wild Mahi Mahi from Costco. I used Golden Monkfruit Sweetener and Korean Red Pepper Powder for this recipe. (affiliate links)I love a non-stick spray called Pam for Grilling, (affiliate link) which really helps prevent food from sticking.
This recipe slightly adapted from one which appeared in Weeknight Grilling, a magazine published by Cuisine at Home.
Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
When it’s made with an approved sweetener, this is a perfect main dish for low-carb or low-glycemic diets or any phase of the South Beach Diet.
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