Grilled Mahi Mahi with Lemon and Caper Dressing Recipe

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  • 2 lemons
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon capers - drained
  • 1 tablespoon green onion - finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 4 mahi mahi fillets
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lemon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons dried dill or 1 tablespoons of fresh chopped dill
Container:small mixing bowl, grill
15 mins
10 mins
25 mins
  • Cut off the ends of each lemon, then cut each lemon in half.
  • Lightly brush or spray the cut sides of the lemons with oil.
  • Grill the lemons over direct high heat until nicely browned, 4-5 minutes turning once.
  • Remove from the grill and allow to cool.
  • Squeeze the lemons through a sieve into a small bowl.
  • Use the back side of a spoon to push the juices through the sieve.
  • You will have approximately 1-2 tablespoons of juice.
  • Add the capers and whisk in 3 tablespoons of oil to form a dressing.
  • Whisk in the green onion, salt and pepper.
  • Brush both sides of the fillets with olive oil.
  • Sprinkle lemon pepper over each and then the dill.
  • Place skin side down on the grill over medium heat.
  • Close the cover and grill until the fish flakes when pierced with a fork, approximatley 8-10 minutes.
  • Don't flip the fillets unless you are using skinless fillets.
  • Remove from grill, whisk the dressing once more, then serve over each fillet.
*Note: This recipe can also be used with halibut or tilapia fillets.
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