Coconut Mahi Nuggets

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Coconut Mahi Nuggets

Servings 6


  • 1.5 pounds mahi
  • 1 egg
  • 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. 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

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