Recipe By GIGI9801
Published Mar 16th
Prep 15m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 4 8-ounce fillets Calories 374.1

After having this at a friend’s house for a dinner get-together, I had to have the recipe! Delicious!

Recipe Ingredients

  • 2 cups pineapple chunks
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon minced red onion
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 4 (8 ounce) mahi mahi fillets
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • ¼ cup white sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Toss the pineapple, cilantro, red onion, and lime juice together in a bowl until evenly mixed; set aside.
  2. 2 Rub the mahi mahi fillets with the sesame oil to lightly coat.
  3. 3 Sprinkle the sesame seeds evenly over one side of each fillets; gently press the seeds into the fish to assure they stick.
  4. 4 Heat the vegetable oil in a large non-stick skillet over medium heat.
  5. 5 Lay the fillets with the seeded side down into the hot oil; cook for 4 minutes, turn, and continue cooking until the flesh turns opaque and flakes easily with a fork, another 3 to 5 minutes. Serve with the pineapple mixture.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 374.1
  • Carbohydrate 22.6 g
  • Cholesterol 166.4 mg
  • Fat 12 g
  • Fiber 2.2 g
  • Protein 44.2 g
  • Saturated Fat 1.9 g
  • Sodium 203.8 mg
  • Sugar 18.3 g


  1. It was good, but a little bland. My son added teriyaki sauce to it, and it tasted better.
  2. love this recipe. very simple and easy to make. I only changed it a bit using crushed pineapple versus chunks. I increased the red onions to 3 tablespoons. since Mahi can be a bit bland I sprinkle a lemon garlic seasoning mix on it before cooking. I serve it with the cilantro lime rice recipe - Read more ...
  3. Very simple easy quick to make meal. I served with a side of sesame jasmine rice. There was nothing bad about this recipe it just didn't have any "WOW" factor; according to my family of food critics. I would make this again on a night with limited prep/cook time but it probably won't make the - Read more ...
  4. I liked it but I'd cut down on the cilantro a bit.
  5. Easy recipe and wonderful taste. I will definitely add this to my rotation.
  6. The flavors don't really do anything to enhance the flavor of the Mahi Mahi. It's a delicious topping just addded to a bland fish.
  7. I was a little more excited about the thought of this recipe than its result. Still - it's solid but with a few cautions. First - add the lime juice carefully and taste. You'll need more or less depending on how sweet your pineapple is. My pineapple was pretty tart and the addition of lime - Read more ...
  8. This dish was very easy to make and tasted fresh and delicious. I would definitely make it again.
  9. Cilantro pineapple onion sesame....this sounds amazing. Can't wait to make this!