Photographer Kate Holstein loves this simple mahi mahi recipe from her father-in-law (affectionately known as “el jefe”). See how she serves this dish at her vacation home in St. Barths by reading the full story here.

photographed by kate holstein

El Jefe’s Dorade

Serves 4-6

ingredients


Fresh dorado (mahi mahi) fillets, without skin, cut extra thin

Milk

Flour

Salt

Pepper

Butter

Lemon

Capers

instructions


Coat the fish fillets in milk, then cover in a flour/salt/pepper mixture.

On medium-high heat sauté the fillets in butter until crisp and light brown on the outside.

In a separate pan, melt butter (take care not to brown it), then add capers and fresh lemon juice. Pour over the fish and serve warm.

3 comments
  1. 1
    Alexis deZayas | June 15, 2017 at 7:14 am

    This looks delicious!!

    Reply
  2. 2
    kirakwan | June 15, 2017 at 6:53 pm

    Measurements of each ingredient would be helpful (for those of us who aren’t intuitive chefs). Thanks!

    Reply
  3. 3
    Michael @ Mile in My Glasses | June 16, 2017 at 2:43 am

    This was wonderful! I love your photographs, they’re so clean and beautiful!

    I hope you have a lovely Friday,
    Michael
    https://www.mileinmyglasses.co.uk

    Reply
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