Mahi-Mahi with Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce Recipe

Mahi-Mahi with Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce Recipe
Mahi-Mahi with Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce Recipe

This recipe for Mahi-Mahi is accentuated by a jalapeno coriander leaf (cilantro) cream sauce. The sauce combines the flavor of jalapeno pepper, coriander leaves, garlic, white wine and cream that blend into a rich, mildly spicy sauce. The sauce brings a delicious addition of flavor to most any variety of fish. For the landlubber, it also goes well with grilled or baked chicken.

Mahi-Mahi with Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce

Make the Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce in advance. (Sauce recipe below)

Mahi-Mahi (Grilled or Baked)


  • Dorado Filets
  • Olive oil
  • Lemon Pepper
  • Salt Ground
  • Black Pepper


  1. Pre-heat grill to medium-high heat.
  2. Coat each side of Dorado fillets or steaks with olive oil, lemon pepper, salt and black pepper.
  3. Place on hot oiled grill and cook until done. Fish should be cooked through. (Time will vary depending on thickness) usually 5-6 minutes per side.
  4. Remove from grill Plate and top with Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce
  5. Add sides and serve. (Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce goes well with Jasmine Rice).

Jalapeno Coriander Cream Sauce


  • 4 cups of Heavy Cream
  • 1 ½ cups of chopped coriander leaves (cilantro) or Can substitute with 2 ½ cups of Parsley.
  • ¾ cup diced Jalapeno Peppers
  • ¾ cup diced sweet onions
  • ½ cup white wine (Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay work well)
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp. flour
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper


  1. In a large pan heat olive oil medium-high and caramelize ½ cup of Jalapeno peppers, onions and garlic.
  2. Add heavy cream,white wine, and 1/2 tsp. flour stirring well. Cook to reduce liquids in half.
  3. Stir in coriander leaves and remove from heat. Let stand for about 5 minutes.
  4. Add remaining Jalapeno peppers and lemon juice.
  5. Blend in food processor or blender adding salt and black pepper to taste.
Serve over most any variety of fish or chicken or as a dipping sauce.Bon appetite!

Stay Salty My Friends!!!!

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