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Pineapple Pepper sauce, Blackened Mahi-Mahi
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4.89 from 18 votes

Blackened Mahi-Mahi with a Pineapple Lobster Sauce

If you love seafood and don't mind a little heat my Sweet and Spicy Blackened Mahi-Mahi with a Pineapple Lobster Sauce is just what the doctor ordered! 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 391kcal


  • 12 ounces mahi-mahi fillets 2 fillets
  • 1 tablespoon cajun magic seafood seasoning or your favorite blackening seasoning
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • olive oil to saute
  • 6 ounces lobster meat removed from shells and sliced into chunks
  • 2 small sweet peppers medium dice
  • 1 cup pineapple cut into small cubes
  • 1 bunch scallions chopped
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons chicken or vegetable stock
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley for garnish for garnish


  • preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • mix flour and blackened seasoning together and press the top of each fillet into the seasoning mix (one side only) completely coating the mahi
  • heat a saute pan and add just enough olive oil to the pan to keep the mahi from sticking.
  • place season side down in the oil and allow to cook for 2-3 minutes over a medium high heat
  • carefully turn over the mahi so you don't lose the seasoning and sear on other side for a minute
  • place both fillets in a baking dish with a little water in the dish and place in the preheated oven for 15 minutes

Pineapple lobster sauce

  • in a saute pan add a little olive oil
  • Add in lobster, peppers and saute until lobster is almost cooked (pieces of lobster should be small enough it should only take 3-4 minutes to cook) keep everything moving so nothing sticks
  • add in pineapple, orange juice and chicken stock and allow to reduce (you may want to take out the lobster if it looks fully cooked)
  • add half of chopped scallions and butter rolled into flour (beurre manie) to thicken the sauce
  • add lobster back to pan (if you removed it earlier) and bring back to temperature
  • Serve mahi with lobster sauce and garnish with remaining scallions and chopped parsley


Calories: 391kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 51g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 258mg | Sodium: 578mg | Potassium: 1299mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 4723IU | Vitamin C: 145mg | Calcium: 130mg | Iron: 4mg