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Pan-Seared Halibut with Lemon Butter



  • Serves 4
  • Cooks in 25 mins (15m prep + 10m cook)
  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Tastes: Bitter Salty Sour Sweet Umami
  • Estimated nutrition per serving


local_grocery_store Ingredients

restaurant_menu Method

  1. 1.Season halibut fillets with salt and pepper.
  2. 2.Heat olive oil in a pan over medium-high heat.
  3. 3.Place halibut in the pan, and cook for about 4 minutes on each side, until golden and flaky.
  4. 4.Remove halibut and set aside. In the same pan, reduce heat to medium.
  5. 5.Add butter and garlic, cooking until garlic is fragrant.
  6. 6.Stir in lemon juice, and return the halibut to the pan, spooning the lemon butter sauce over the fillets.
  7. 7.Garnish with parsley and lemon slices before serving.

lightbulb_outline Tips

  • chevron_rightFor an extra crispy crust, pat the halibut dry before seasoning.
  • chevron_rightAvoid moving the fish too much while cooking to get a nice sear.
  • chevron_rightServe with a side of steamed vegetables or a light salad for a complete meal.