Recipe By Nakago
Published Sep 27th
Mahi Mahi with Onions and Mushrooms
Prep 10m Cook 20m Additional - Ready In 30m
Servings 4 servings Calories 251.2

Very good and easy mahi mahi filets steamed over yellow onions, button mushrooms and garlic.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 small onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 5 button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 ½ pounds mahi mahi
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup white cooking wine
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons water

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 In a large skillet, heat olive oil and cook onions, mushrooms and garlic over medium heat until onions are transparent.
  2. 2 Cut the mahi mahi into 3 inch long filets. Place the Mahi Mahi fillets over the onions, mushrooms and garlic. Salt and Pepper the first side of the filets to taste. Add white cooking wine and lemon juice.
  3. 3 Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes. Turn the filets over and salt and pepper the second side to taste. Cook 4 to 5 minutes or until fish flakes easily.
  4. 4 Remove only the fish to a heated plate and keep warm until sauce is ready.
  5. 5 In the same skillet with all the onions, mushrooms, garlic and cooking wine, raise heat to medium/high. Bring to a boil. Dissolve cornstarch in the 2 tablespoons of water; stir into skillet. Stir the sauce continuously until sauce thickens to desired consistency.
  6. 6 Pour sauce over mahi mahi filets. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 251.2
  • Carbohydrate 8 g
  • Cholesterol 124.3 mg
  • Fat 8.1 g
  • Fiber 1.2 g
  • Protein 33 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.3 g
  • Sodium 154.8 mg
  • Sugar 2.8 g


  1. Oh my this was super tasty and fast. I did make some changes after reading other reviews. I doubled the liquid, (wine and lemon juice), used an 8 oz. pkg. of baby bella mushrooms, chopped in half for a deeper flavor and more texture, added a little butter to the olive oil, and probably 6-8 - Read more ...
  2. We loved this. I didn't have any mushrooms on hand but it was still great and I used regular chardonnay it was excellent!
  3. My husband just loved this recipe, Nagako. He doesn't much care for onions, I only used one. I doubled the mushrooms, lemon juice & white wine. I also added 1 extra clove of garlic, a pinch each of parsley and rosemary and then 2 fresh snipped basil leaves at the end. I only thickened - Read more ...
  4. This was an "okay" dinner served over whole wheat couscous and some homemade tartar sauce. I did add about two tablespoons of butter to the final sauce to enrichen it with flavor - even so I don't think I will keep it in rotation at our house.
  5. After cooking the fish with the sauce you have to make and cook another newer and fresher sauce that you can pour on the fish so that the sauce will not be dark and overdone. The fish will taste better.
  6. This recipe is fantastic! I have also used it with Talapia. I'm always looking for fish recipes that my kids will like and all four plus my husband loved this!
  7. Great flavor - next time I'll double the sauce ingredients
  8. My husband thought this was great I however thought it was just OK. I probably won't make this again unless he asks for it. It just didn't have enough flavor.
  9. lovely recipe for a quick seafood meal. my honey and I loved this one!!!!!!!
  10. This was very good...I used maui onions and it turned out better like onions though!