Keto Seared Coconut Lime Mahi Mahi
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.
3-4 Mahi Mahi Filets
2 tbsp avocado oil
2 clove garlic, minced
2 tsp ginger, finely grated
1 lemongrass, peeled and finely grated
1 tbsp Golden Monkfruit Sweetener
1 tsp chilli paste
1 tbsp fish sauce
13.5 oz coconut milk
1 tsp lime juice
2 tsp lime zest
1 package angel hair shirataki noodles
kosher salt and ground black pepper to taste
cilantro for garnish
Sprinkle mahi mahi with salt and pepper
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
Recipe via Think Low Carb