Halibut Is A Tasty Catch
When summer calls for light, low-fat, easy-to-prepare meals, halibut is a great catch. The mildly sweet, firm-fleshed fish deliciously lends itself to backyard cookouts as a grilled delicacy and can be a quick-to-fix component of sandwiches and salads. Here are three summertime halibut recipes that will reel your family to the dinner table.
Grilled Halibut with Dried Fruit Compote
Juicy halibut steaks have an affinity for chunky fruit sauces.
2. Heat grill to medium heat. Brush halibut with olive oil, and season both sides with salt and pepper. Grill, covered, for 4 minutes. Flip and grill for another 4 to 5 minutes or until fish just flakes when pressed with the back of a fork.
3. Transfer each halibut steak to a dinner plate and serve with fruit compote.
Gather your family around the grill for these sweet and savory halibut kabobs.
2. Alternately thread halibut, bell pepper, onion and pineapple chunks onto skewers. (If you're using wooden skewers, soak then in water for 30 minutes before using.) Season with salt and pepper.
3. Grill, covered, for 10 to 12 minutes or until halibut is cooked through. Be sure to turn skewers every 2 to 3 minutes to ensure all sides are lightly browned. During the last 3 to 4 minutes, brush with mayonnaise mixture.
4. Serve kabobs with reserved mayonnaise mixture and a side of rice.
Halibut Salad Sandwich
This is a delicious way to use up leftover grilled halibut. You can also serve the halibut on a bed of lightly dressed mixed greens.
2. To serve, evenly divide halibut salad among the bottom halves of the ciabatta rolls. Top each with red onion slices, basil leaves and remaining ciabatta half.
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