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Chile-Mint Mahi Mahi Burgers are your favorite burger this summer! This healthy recipe is low in calories, high in protein, and killing it with flavor. | theeverykitchen.com

Chile-Mint Mahi Mahi Burger

Chile-Mint Mahi Mahi Burgers are your favorite burger substitute this summer! This healthy recipe is low in calories, high in protein, and absolutely killing it with flavor. Lightly adapted from SHAPE Magazine.

Course Main
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 4 burgers
Calories 310 kcal

Ingredients

For the Chile-Mint Vinaigrette

  • 1/2 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 clove garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1/4 serrano pepper minced
  • 1 tablespoon mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

For the Salad:

  • 1/2 mango sliced into strips
  • 1/4 head red cabbage sliced thin
  • 3/4 serrano pepper sliced into rounds
  • 1/2 onion thinly sliced
  • 4 ounces mixed greens

For the Burger

  • 4 4-ounce mahi mahi steaks (or other firm, white fish)
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon grapeseed oil
  • 4 whole wheat pita pockets

Instructions

To make the Chile-Mint Vinaigrette:

  1. Place cilantro, garlic, honey, pepper, mint, ginger, and lime juice in a blender and blend at high speed. Slowly add oil to emulsify. Season with salt and pepper.

To make the Salad:

  1. In a large bowl, toss mango, cabbage, pepper, onion, and greens with the vinaigrette.

To make the Mahi Mahi:

  1. Sprinkle the steaks with salt and pepper. Gas grill instructions: Preheat to medium-high heat and grill mahi mahi 4-5 minutes per side or until flaky and golden. Stovetop instructions: Brush a grill pan or skillet with grapeseed oil and place on medium-high heat. Cook the mahi mahi 2-3 minute per side until cooked through and flaky.

  2. Place each steak inside a pita pocket and fill with salad to serve.

Recipe Notes

Per serving: 310 calories, 11 grams fat (1.5 grams saturated), 28 grams carbs, 25 grams protein, 4 grams fiber, 275 mg sodium