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10 HEALTHY HALIBUT RECIPES – How Should Halibut Be Cooked?

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Sure, we love salmon and many kinds of it, but sometimes you just feel like halibut instead, and this recipe collection is for when we want to just try another recipe of halibut. Halibut contains a variety of nutrients that are good for your heart, such as omega-3 fatty acids and magnesium, and is good for our health in plenty of ways. Below you’ll find our 10 easy halibut recipes that make excellent use of the mild and light fish, whether you feel like roasting your halibut, grilling it, or cooking it slowly in cream.

How Should Halibut Be Cooked? We have Roasted Halibut Recipes, Pan Seared Halibut Recipes, Grilled Halibut Recipes in Foil and Halibut Recipes Baked!

1. Butter roasted halibut recipe


  • 2 bunches asparagus, trimmed
  • 6 tbsp butter
  • 6 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp pepper
  • 2 pounds skinless halibut or salmon
  • salt
  • 2 scallions, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup olives
  • fresh lemon juice
  • Boiled small potatoes and lemon wedges (for serving)
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Roasted Halibut Recipes


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F. Thinly slice one-quarter asparagus into coins and place in a medium bowl. Then set them aside.
  2. Heat butter and 2 tbsp olive oil in a pan.
  3. Now, season fish with salt and black pepper on both sides and place on a rimmed baking sheet. Scatter remaining asparagus around fish and season with salt and black pepper. Pour butter mixture over fish and vegetables. Give vegetables a toss to evenly coat. Roast for 15–25 minutes, depending on the thickness of your fillets.
  4. Toss olives, lemon juice, and remaining oil with reserved asparagus. Season with salt and black pepper.
  5. Transfer fish to a platter and top with asparagus. Spoon some olive mixture over. Serve it with potatoes, few lemon wedges, and some remaining olive mixture alongside.

2. Grilled halibut with vinegar and salt potatoes


  • peeled potatoes and cut into ½ inch-thick rounds
  • 2 tbsp cider vinegar
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • 6-ounce pieces halibut
  • 1 onion, sliced into rings
  • 2 cups baby arugula
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice, plus few lemon wedges for serving
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Grilled Halibut Recipes in Foil


  1. Heat grill to medium-high. Divide the potatoes and toss with the vinegar, and add ½ tbsp each salt and pepper. Now, fold the foil over the potatoes and seal its edges to form 2 packets. Place it on the grill and then cook for a while. Turn it once, until the potatoes are tender for about 20 to 25 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, rub the halibut and onion with the remaining tbsp of oil and season with ¼ tbsp of salt and pepper. After the potatoes cook for about 15 minutes, grill them in some oil. Add the halibut and onion and cook until the halibut is opaque throughout, 3 to 5 minutes per side, and the onion is tender, 4 to 5 minutes per side.
  3. Take a small bowl and then toss the arugula with some lemon juice. Now, top the halibut with the arugula and serve it with the potatoes, onion, and some lemon wedges.

3. Halibut recipe with tomato, orange.


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup green olives, halved
  • 2 oranges, peeled, separated into segments
  • diced tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ¼ tbsp black pepper
  • 2 pounds halibut with its skin removed, cut into 2-inch pieces
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Pan Seared Halibut Recipes


  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan on a medium flame. Then, add the onion and cook until softened, for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the olives, orange segments, and tomatoes. Cover and simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add the salt and pepper. Now, place the fish in the pan and spoon the sauce over it. Cover and simmer until cooked through, about 7 minutes.
  4. Divide the fish and sauce among individual plates.

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4. Halibut recipe with lentils and mustard sauce


  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 sweet potato, peeled and cut into ¼ -inch pieces
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup green lentils rinsed
  • salt and black pepper
  • 4-ounce pieces halibut fillet
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon
  • mustard
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Healthy Halibut Recipes


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the onion and cook it, stirring, until soft, for about 5 to 6 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic and sweet potato and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
  3. Add some broth and then few lentils and simmer it, covered, until the lentils are tender, 20 to 25 minutes. Now, season it with ½ tsp each salt and pepper.
  4. Heat the remaining oil in a large skillet over medium-high flame. Then, season the fish with ¼ teaspoon salt and pepper. Cook it until opaque throughout, for 3 to 5 minutes per side.
  5. In a bowl, whisk together the mustard, tarragon. Divide the lentil mixture and fish among plates and drizzle with the sauce.

5. Grilled halibut


  • 2 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • ½ tbsp pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound fresh halibut filet
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Grilled Halibut Recipes in Foil


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine the butter, honey, lemon juice, soy sauce, pepper, and garlic.
  2. Portion your halibut by cutting it with a sharp knife into 3 or 4 pieces. Brush both sides of each with the liquid mixture.
  3. Heat pan until it is sizzling hot. Reduce the heat to medium and cook each side for an additional 2-3 minutes, until the fish can be easily flaked with a fork.

6. Thai styled halibut with coconut curry broth


  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 4 onions, finely chopped
  • 2 ½ teaspoons red curry paste, tomato and red chili curry with other herbs
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • ½ cup coconut milk
  • ½ tbsp salt
  • 4-ounce pieces halibut fillet, skin removed
  • 5 cups baby spinach
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 scallions, green part only, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups brown rice cooked
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Pan Seared Halibut Recipes


  1. In a large saute pan, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Now, add some curry paste and cook it. Then stirring it, until fragrant, for about 30 seconds. Add the chicken broth, coconut milk, salt, and simmer until reduced to 2 cups, about 5 minutes.
  2. Season the halibut with salt. Now, arrange the fish in the pan and gently shake the pan to coat the fish with the sauce. Cover and cook until the fish flakes easily with a fork, for 5-7 minutes.
  3. Steam the baby spinach for 2 minutes.
  4. Now, arrange some steamed spinach in the bottom of 4 soup plates. Top with the fish fillets. Stir the cilantro, scallions, and lime juice into the sauce and seasoning to taste, with salt and pepper. Spread the sauce over the fish and serve with rice.

7. Herb crusted halibut


  • Bread crumbs
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon zest
  • Salt
  • Black pepper
  • 2 pounds halibut fillets
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Roasted Halibut Recipes


  1. Preheat the oven at 400 degrees F.
  2. Line a baking sheet with foil.
  3. Combine bread crumbs, parsley, extra-virgin olive oil, lemon zest, salt, and black pepper in a bowl.
  4. Now, place the halibut fillets onto the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Generously spoon the herbed crumbs over the fish, and lightly press crumb mixture onto each fillet.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until crumb topping is lightly browned and fish flakes easily with a fork, for 10 to 15 minutes.

8. Halibut with veggies


  • 2 pounds halibut fillets
  • Salt and pepper
  • Olive oil
  • ½ cup chopped parsley
  • Sliced onion
  • 2 celery chopped
  • Green bell pepper chopped
  • Diced tomatoes
  • Garlic cloves minced
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Healthy Halibut Recipes Baked


  1. Preheat the oven at 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
  2. Wash halibut and pat dry. Cut into serving-size pieces, and place in a baking pan. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Now, stir together the olive oil, parsley, onion, celery, bell pepper, tomatoes, and some garlic. Then pour the halibut.
  3. Bake until the halibut is slightly opaque from the center, for about 20 minutes. Now, remove from the oven and serve it after 10 minutes.

9. Mexican halibut baked


  • ¼ cup butter, melted
  • 2 pounds skinless halibut fillets
  • Lemon and pepper
  • ¾ cup salsa
  • ¾ cup mayonnaise
  • ¾ cup sour cream
  • 1 tbsp garlic oil
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Halibut Recipes Baked


  1. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Pour some butter at the bottom of a baking dish. Arrange the halibut fillets in a dish, and then season it with lemon pepper.
  3. Mix the salsa, mayonnaise, sour cream, and garlic oil in a bowl. Now, spoon over the halibut fillets.
  4. Bake the halibut for 30 minutes in a preheated oven, or until easily flaked with a fork.

10. Light and crispy fried halibut


  • Oil frying
  • 2 beaten eggs
  • ¼ cup milk
  • 1 tbsp flour
  • Bread crumbs
  • 1 pound halibut into 2 inch squares
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Pan Seared Halibut Recipes


  1. Heat some oil in a deep-fryer or large skillet at 350 degrees F.
  2. Whisk eggs, milk, and flour together in a shallow bowl. Stir bread crumbs in another bowl.
  3. Gently dip halibut squares into egg mixture, then press gently into bread crumbs mixture to generously coat completely. Place breaded halibut in a single layer on a plate while breading the rest.
  4. Cook halibut in preheated oil until golden brown and crisp on the outside, 4 to 6 minutes.

So, these are some of the easiest halibut recipes that you can make with ingredients available in your kitchen easily. And you have to get halibut fish with some celery and chicken or vegetable broth for addition to make your recipe more strong in taste. Hope, you all like these.

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