Healthy Alaskan halibut

Jun 26, 2008 at 8:15 a.m. ET

Halibut is a low-fat fish that is full of flavor. If you are looking to prepare a healthy meal for your family try this recipe for Alaskan halibut.

Why should you eat halibut? Here's some nutritional analysis of halibut from
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Low in sodium
  • No sugar
  • High in magnesium
  • Very high in niacin
  • Very high in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in selenium
  • High in vitamin B6
  • High in vitamin B12

Halibut isn't just good for you, it tastes great too! This recipe for Alaskan halibut was provided by Chef Darin Hiebel of di Paolo, an acclaimed Italian restaurant in Alpharetta, Georgia.



  • 4 6-8 pieces of Alaskan halibut
  • 2 watermelon radish sliced thin (or other radish)
  • 1 carrot cut crosswise into thin strips
  • 1/4 red onion cut into julienne
  • 1/2 cup grape tomatoes cut in half
  • 2 pieces of celery cut thinly on the bias
  • 1/4 cup sherry vinegar
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chiffonade of basil
  • salt and black pepper


Season halibut with salt and pepper and sauté over medium-high heat for 3 minutes.
Transfer the fish to a preheated oven at 400 degrees F.

Allow to cook for another 6 minutes.

Meanwhile, add all other ingredients together, add oil and vinegar to taste and season with salt and pepper.

To plate, mound salad in center of plate, top with halibut and drizzle with olive oil.

Serves 4

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