Halibut is a firm white fish with a delicately sweet flavor. Combined with its high nutritional value, it is a favorite among fish lovers. In particular, Halibut is filled with high quality protein and is relatively easy to cook.
One of the stars of the sea, Halibut is low in fat and calories. It is considered a lean fish and contains some heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids. Although fish often gets left out of lunch or dinner plans, it is very versatile and quick to prepare. Given its health benefits, Halibut is one food you should not overlook.
Whether you’re looking for a new recipe to try or are striving for a food that helps stimulate fat loss, try some lean and sweet halibut for a change or just for the hal-i-but! The recipe below will get you off to a good start. For more Halibut recipes, take a look at the Halibut cookbook.
- 2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
- 1 (12-ounce) beefsteak tomato, halved crosswise and seeded
- 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided
- 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
- Cooking spray
- 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
- 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
- 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
- 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
- 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
- 2 ounces pitted green olives, coarsely chopped
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
- Preheat grill to medium-high heat.
- Brush 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over cut sides of tomato; sprinkle evenly with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Place tomato, cut sides down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cover and grill 8 minutes. Cool slightly; peel and chop tomato. Combine tomato, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon oil, basil, and next 6 ingredients (through garlic); toss gently.
- Brush fillets evenly with 1 tablespoon oil; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place fillets, flesh side down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 5 minutes; turn and grill 3 minutes or until fish flakes when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with tomato mixture.
Recipe Time: 40 Minutes
- Calories: 318
- Fat: 16.3g
- Saturated fat: 2.2g
- Monounsaturated fat: 10.3g
- Polyunsaturated fat: 2.6g
- Protein: 35.3g
- Carbohydrate: 6.7g
- Fiber: 1.2g
- Cholesterol: 52mg
- Iron: 2mg
- Sodium: 548mg
- Calcium: 97mg
Recipe from Cooking Light