Mahi Mahi Fillet

Coryphaena hippurus


  • Mainly from Hawaii, Mahi Mahi is common to tropical, and sub-tropical waters around the world, preferring waters above 20ºC
  • Also known as Dorado or dolphinfish, yet is unrelated to the marine dolphin
  • A fast growing fish, skin on fillets are usually between 3-8 pounds
  • Has a sweet, mildly pronounced flavor similar to swordfish
  • Flesh is pinkish to grey-white, and cooks up off white with a large flake

Handling & Storage

  • Keep product well iced and store in cooler between 1º to 4º C, allow water to drain
  • Do not allow fish to have direct contact with ice
  • Minimum shelf life is 3 days from delivery

Seasonal Availability

Best availability is late spring/early summer

Flavour/Texture Profile

Cooking Tips

  • Versatile for all cooking methods, grills extremely well
  • Remains moist even if slightly overcooked
  • Trim away darker meat for a milder flavour

Recipe Mahi-mahi with Blood Orange, Avocado and Red Onions Salsa