Coconut Mahi Nuggets

Prep Time10 mins
Course: dinner
Servings: 6


  • 1.5 pounds mahi
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Panko (or almond flour)
  • 1/2 cup coconut unsweetened
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil
  • lime wedges


  • Whisk egg.
  • In a plastic container mix coconut, panko, salt and pepper.
  • Cut mahi into 1-2 inch cubes.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet pan.
  • Add mahi to egg and toss to coat evenly then transfer to coconut/panko container (repeat for about 1/2 mahi cubes)
  • Once mahi cubes are in the coconut mix, place lid on container and shake to coat mahi.
  • Transfer to skillet and cook for about 2-4 minutes on each side (until crust in golden brown).
  • Transfer to wire rack and cool.
  • Repeat for other 1/2 of mahi cubes (coat in egg, then toss in the coconut/panko mix) and cook in the large skillet.
  • Serve with lime.


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