Delicious Mahi Mahi with Tahitian vanilla sauce! The hearty fish is seared until golden brown and served with an amazing vanilla bean and coconut sauce. For a complete meal serve with sauteed vegetables and fragrant rice.
This Mahi Mahi with Tahitian vanilla sauce will take your taste buds to a tropical destination! Jason and I have been fortunate to visit French Polynesia on more than one occasion, and each time we have the most fantastic fresh seafood. I was inspired to recreate one of our favorite mahi mahi recipes for our recent anniversary.
Mahi Mahi is a powerful deep water fish with firm flesh and just the right texture to create stunning pan-fried or grilled recipes. The mild flavor of the fillets can be enjoyed with salt, pepper and a squeeze of lemon, or elevated with more intense seasonings or sauces. This Mahi Mahi recipe takes the authentic ingredients used in everyday cooking in Tahiti like vanilla beans, rum, coconut and, incredibly fresh fish for a simple yet elegant meal….