This Blue Marlin in Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe is Epic

Many anglers know Marlin to be a coveted game fish of the ocean. Something not many know is how to prepare this amazing trophy fish. Below is an epic recipe for preparing blue marlin you simply must try.


  • Blue Marlin Steaks (1 Kilo)
  • Salt and Pepper
  • Cooking Oil
  • Butter (50g)
  • Garlic Cloves (4-5)
  • Chopped Parsley (2-3 tbsp)
  • Lemon Juice (3-5 tbsp)
  • Mango (1 large)
  • Avocado (1 large)
  • Cherry Tomatoes (100g)
  • Red Onion (1 medium)
  • Coriander (1-2 tbsp)
  • Extra Virgin Olive Oil (2-3 tbsp)

Pan Grilled Blue Marlin:

  1. Pat dry marlin fillets and season with salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat with oil.
  3. Cook marlin for 3-4 minutes on one side, flip, and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until golden brown and cooked through.

Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce:

  1. Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat, sauté minced garlic until soft.
  2. Add lemon juice, simmer for 1-2 minutes until slightly thickened.
  3. Remove from heat, stir in chopped parsley, season with salt and pepper.

Mango Avocado Salad:

  1. Slice tomatoes and onions. Dice mango and avocado.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.
  3. Whisk together lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper for dressing.
  4. Pour dressing over salad, top with chopped coriander.

Cooking Tips:

  • Use a cast-iron pan for perfectly seared blue marlin.
  • Add salt and pepper to marlin slices and let them sit for at least 15 minutes before cooking.

Cooking Details:

    • Total Prep and Cook Time: 45 minutes
    • Serves: 6

Now that you’ve checked out this recipe you should try it in your own kitchen. Chances are your loved ones will enjoy this delicious dish and be hooked on this marlin recipe.

Images/Source: Kuserrano

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