Southern Fried Mahi-Mahi Sandwiches

Southern Fried Mahi-Mahi Sandwiches

Yields 4 servings

  • 2 eggs, large
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour 
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 cup cornmeal
  • 4  5-ounce mahi-mahi fillets
  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 8 soft sandwich rolls, split
  • leaf lettuce
  • 2 tomatoes, sliced thin

Southern Fried Mahi-Mahi Sandwiches - Justin Timineri - Florida Executive Chef 

Beat together eggs, salt and cayenne in a shallow dish. Mix flour, salt and pepper in a shallow dish; place cornmeal in separate dish. Coat fillets in seasoned flour; dip in egg wash and then into cornmeal to coat. In a deep fry pan, cook the fillets in oil at 375 degrees F. for 2 to 4 minutes, browning on each side. Drain on absorbent paper. Serve on sandwich rolls with lettuce and sliced tomatoes.

Nutritional Value Per Serving

  • Calories 314, Calories From Fat 59, Total Fat 7g, Saturated Fat 3g, Trans Fatty Acid 0, Cholesterol 127mg, Total Carbohydrates 34g, Protein 28g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.12g


*Recipe and image courtesy of Chef Justin Timineri and the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.


About Chef Justin Timineri:

As the official State Chef of Florida, Justin Timineri is a proponent of Fresh From Florida commodities. A champion of locally-grown produce and fresh Florida harvested seafood, Timineri’s recipes are deep on invigorating, Sunshine State flavors, while embracing a healthy and well-balanced diet. To read more, click here.

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