Coconut Mahi Nuggets

6 Servings


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1.5 pounds mahi
1 cup panko
1/2 cup unsweetened coconut
3/4 tsp salt
1 tsp pepper
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
lime wedges
2 tbsp coconut oil 


  1. Whisk egg

  2. In a plastic container mix coconut, panko, salt and pepper

  3. Cut mahi into 1-2 inch cubes

  4. Heat coconut oil in a large skillet pan

  5. Add mahi to egg and toss to coat evenly then transfer to coconut/almond mix container (repeat for about 1⁄2 mahi cubes)

  6. Once mahi cubes are in the coconut mix, place lid on container and shake to coat mahi

  7. Transfer to skillet and cook for about 2-4 minutes on each side (until crust is golden brown)

  8. Transfer to wire rack and cool

  9. Repeat for other 1⁄2 of mahi cubes (coat in egg, then toss in the coconut/almond flour mix) and cook in large skillet

  10. Serve with lime