Bacon wrapped Mahi Mahi and Asparagus


Bacon Wrapped Mahi Mahi and Asparagus

We had some Mahi Mahi that I defrosted the other night but I wanted to perk it up a bit so I googled some recipes that used Mahi Mahi and wanted to see if any of them also used bacon (had some left that I didn’t cook for breakfast and wanted to use up). Found a lot of recipes out there for Mahi Mahi wrapped in bacon and each pretty much sounded like the other. So here’s my variation of one that I found while cooking and internetting…

  • 2 defrosted mahi mahi filets that have been cut into bite size pieces
  • Some dry rosemary
  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • 3-4 slices bacon cut in half (one for each bite sized piece of mahi mahi)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • Salt and pepper
  • Lemon pepper seasoning

Directions:

Preheat the oven to 400°F

  • Season both sides of the fish fillets with salt and pepper, the lemon pepper seasoning, rosemary, lemon juice, olive oil, and Old Bay seasoning.
  • Wrap two pieces of bacon around each fillet. I found out the hard way that wrapping 1 long piece of bacon around the fish sounds like a great idea- but its not. If you wrap a whole piece of bacon around the fish then half of it won’t be cooked properly. Ew.
  • Warm a non-stick skillet over medium heat, and dazzle a bit of olive oil. When it is hot, set the filets in, browning each side of the bacon for about a minute each.
  • Once the filets (bacon) are browned, place in a shallow baking dish (covered) and bake at 400 for about 10 minutes or until fish flakes.
  • Meanwhile, mix together some lemon juice and mayonnaise (to taste) varying the amount of lemon so that its not too tart.
  • Once the fish is done plate it with asparagus and rice and drizzle with lemon mayo. Yum.

Enjoy!

XoXoXOX ❤>Udo

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8 responses to “Bacon wrapped Mahi Mahi and Asparagus

  1. that looks awesome. found your blog googling aparagus and mahi mahi and im glad i did. thanks!

  2. This reminds me of that skit that comedian Jim Gaffigan did on bacon. He basically said to make food better you just wrap it in bacon. So true. Looks delicious.

  3. AHahaha! I LOVE THAT SKIT!!! So true! Thanks for stopping by! XOxo ❤ Udo

  4. what a wonderful and warm combination of spices for mahi fish..looks delicious and no doubt tasted doubly delicious!

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