Our seared coconut lime mahi mahi is a healthy Thai- inspired keto dinner. This is an easy one-dish meal that is delicious and can also be made with shrimp, chicken, cod or salmon. This low carb dish is only 7 g net carbs and 350 calories per serving.
in a large skillet, heat 1 tbsp avocado oil over medium high heat
add mahi mahi to skillet and lightly sear each side until golden, about 1-1.5 minutes. The center will not be cooked. remove fish from skillet and set aside
reduce heat to medium low and allow skillet to cool to reduced temperature.
add 1 tbsp avocado oil to skillet
add garlic, lemongrass and ginger to hot oil. Stir until fragrant and golden brown, about 45-60 seconds
add golden monkfruit sweetener and stir for 20-30 seconds
stir in chili paste
stir in coconut milk and blend all ingredients thoroughly
increase heat to medium and add fish sauce. allow sauce to simmer and thicken for about 2 minutes
reduce heat to low and return seared fish to skillet. Allow fish to completely cook, about 4 minutes. Do not over cook.
remove cooked fish from skillet and set on warm shirataki noodles, cauliflower rice or cooked greens. set aside.
add lemon juice and lemon zest to sauce for preferred taste
add salt and pepper as needed for taste
spoon sauce over plated fish and garnish with cilantro
Nutritional information: only 7 g net carbs per serving
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