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Air Fryer Mahi Mahi

Mahi-mahi in the air fryer comes out crispy and delicious without being greasy.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time12 minutes
Course: dinner
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2
Calories: 390kcal
Author: Matt Freund


  • 1 to 1/2 Lbs Mahi Mahi Filets
  • 3 Tablespoons Mayonaise
  • 1 Cup Plain Panko Breadcrumbs
  • 1 tsp. Sea Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp. Smoked Paprika
  • 1/2 tsp. Dried Thyme

Fish Dipping Sauce

  • 3 Tbsp. Mayonaise
  • 1 Tablespoon Low Sodium Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. Franks Hot Sauce
1/2 tsp. Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste


Directions for Mahi Mahi

  • Preheat air fryer to 400° F for five minutes
  • Place Panko breadcrumbs in a dish and season with salt, pepper, garlic powder, smoked paprika and dried thyme. Stir to combine.
  • Make sure that mahi-mahi fillets are very dry. Coat the filets with the mayonasise liberally and then coat with the seasoned Panko breadcrumbs. Push on the filets a bit to get the coating to stick well.
  • Place filets in preheated air fryer and air fry about 12-14 minutes. Flip filets hallway through cooking time. If you are using a food thermometer cook to 145 degrees Fahrenheit.

Directions for Dipping Sauce

  • In a bowl mix together mayonaise, soy sauce, hot sauce, dijon mustard and lemon juice. If you want it a bit more spicy add some more hot sauce or a pinch of cayenne pepper.


Calories: 390kcal