Recipe Spotlight: Responsible Choice Honey-Lime Mahi Mahi

This recipe is refreshing and makes you forget that it’s snowing and winter. Since mahi mahi is a nice light fish, this glaze complements it well without over-powering the flavor.


Honey-Lime Mahi Mahi

honey-lime-mahi-mahiAll you need:

  • 1 lime, zest and juiced
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 lb Responsible Choice mahi mahi filets

All you do:

  1. In a small bowl, mix the lime zest and juice, honey, soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic and red pepper flakes together until all incorporated.
  2. Heat the oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Cook the fish for about 3 minutes, then turn over and cook 3 more minutes. Pour the honey-lime sauce over the fish and cook 1 to 2 minutes, until sauce starts to thicken and fish is opaque. Transfer to plates and enjoy.

Author: Stacey Wertzberger

My name is Stacey Wertzberger and I am the chef at Hy-Vee’s Fleur Drive store in Des Moines. I am a 2004 graduate of Iowa State University, where I received a degree in hotel and restaurant management. I worked for six years as a sous chef at the Downtown Marriott Hotel in Des Moines before joining Hy-Vee six years ago. I worked first as catering manager and then became the chef at the Fleur store in late 2012. What I love most about my job is being able to help people understand they can cook healthy meals without sacrificing flavor. I like helping people make memories in the kitchen. Most of my fondest memories are around the kitchen and food, and I like helping people understand that it’s not hard to make a gourmet meal that people will remember.