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Air Fryer Mahi Mahi

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Air Fryer Mahi Mahi is an easy 3 ingredient dinner that cooks in under 15 minutes. Using only fresh ingredients, this delicious white fish is bursting with cajun seasonings.

cajun mahi mahi on a plate

This easy air fryer Mahi Mahi recipe is made in just under 15 minutes! It’s one of the quickest and easiest gluten-free Mahi Mahi recipes that uses only 3 simple ingredients. It’s perfectly flaky and delicious!

If you’re looking for an easy weeknight dinner option using fresh ingredients, then you’ll want to try this recipe.

cajun mahi mahi on a plate

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • A healthier way to serve fish without frying.
  • Cooks quickly in the air fryer.
  • Covered in a delicious cajun seasoning.
  • A delicious way to eat more fish!
cajun mahi mahi on a plate

Ingredients

What you’ll need to make this recipe.

  • Mahi Mahi – fresh or frozen but I recommend thawing the frozen fish first.
  • Cajun Seasoning a blend of delicious seasonings that pair well with fish.
  • Olive Oil – used to coat the fish and to help the cajun seasoning stick to the fish.
  • Lemon Juice, optional – squeeze a pinch of fresh lemon to kick of the flavor of the fish.
cajun mahi mahi ingredients

How To Make Air Fryer Mahi Mahi

1 – Lightly coat the Mahi Mahi with the olive oil. Rub all sides of the fish with the cajun seasoning.

uncooked mahi mahi on a plate

2 – Spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Place the fish in the into the air fryer basket and cook for 12 minutes at 350 degrees, until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees. Sprinkle with lemon juice, optional.

uncooked mahi mahi in an air fryer basket

How do I store leftover Mahi Mahi?

Place the cooked Mahi Mahi in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Can I freeze leftover Mahi Mahi?

Wrap the fish tightly to prevent freezer burn and store in the freezer for up to two months. Thaw in the refrigerator or under cold running water.

cajun mahi mahi on a plate

Calories per serving (1 fillet): 205

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Yield: 3 Servings

Air Fryer Mahi Mahi

cajun mahi mahi on a plate

Air Fryer Mahi Mahi is an easy 3 ingredient dinner that cooks in under 15 minutes. Using only fresh ingredients, this delicious white fish is bursting with cajun seasonings.

Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound of Mahi Mahi, about 3 fillets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cajun seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, optional

Instructions

  1. Coat the Mahi Mahi with the olive oil. Rub all sides of the fish with the cajun seasoning.
  2. Spray the air fryer basket with nonstick cooking spray. Place the fish in the into the air fryer basket and cook for 12 minutes at 350°, until the internal temperature reaches 145°.
  3. Sprinkle with lemon juice, optional.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

3

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 205Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 142mgSodium: 731mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 36g

Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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Gwynn Galvin

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

My air fryer is my new best friend in the kitchen and I cannot wait to try this recipe. Sounds so delicious and so easy to make too!

Erika

Thursday 14th of October 2021

I hope you enjoy, Gwynn. We love the air fryer!

Beth Sachs

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

The fish is so tender cooked in an air fryer. Delicious with veggies.

Erika

Thursday 14th of October 2021

Thanks, Beth. Vegetables are a great side dish.

Lindsay

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

I don't know if I've ever tried cajun seasoning on mahi mahi - but I'm going to now because it sounds delicious! I love how easy it is to cook fish in the air fryer.

Erika

Thursday 14th of October 2021

Thanks, Lindsay. It's one of our favorites.

Toni

Tuesday 12th of October 2021

I love how quick and easy this recipe is! Thanks for sharing!

Erika

Thursday 14th of October 2021

You're welcome, Toni.

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