Baking Halibut in the Oven

Tastessence Staff Nov 7, 2018
For a flavorful meal, try your hand at baking halibut in the oven. Read on to find amazing recipes that are easy to follow.
Halibut, as most of the seafood, cooks in a small amount of time. While baking the fish at 400 degrees Fahrenheit, it will take around 10 to 15 minutes to cook it thoroughly.

Baked Halibut Fillets

Ingredients:
  • 4 halibut fillets
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp cilantro, finely chopped
  • 4 green onions, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tbsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • ¼ cup dry white wine
  • 1 tsp dried dill weed
  • 1 tsp dried tarragon
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup low-fat cream
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 tbsp All-purpose flour
  • Toasted almond slivers
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup water
Method:
  • Heat the oven at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Season the fillets with salt, pepper, and 1 tbsp of lemon juice.
  • Place the fillets in a greased baking dish and bake it for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • In a skillet, melt butter and add chopped onions, and let it cook till onions are translucent.
  • Add red bell peppers, garlic, and pepper flakes till the red bell peppers soften.
  • Add wine, dill, and tarragon, and let the mixture simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Chicken broth, cream, cheese, and remaining lemon juice can now be added.
  • Stir well, and add salt and pepper as per taste.
  • Let the mixture come to a boil.
  • In the meantime, make a paste with flour and water, and add it to the mixture.
  • Let the sauce simmer till it thickens.
  • Once the fish is cooked, add to the pan and coat it with the sauce thoroughly before serving with cilantro leaves garnished on top.

Baked Halibut Steaks

Ingredients:
  • 4 halibut steaks
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • ½ cup low-fat cream
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp butter
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
Method:
  • Season halibut steaks with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Place the steaks in a greased baking dish in a single layer.
  • Top the steaks with chopped onion, dill, and small dots of butter.
  • Cover it with cream and let the steaks bake for 20 to 25 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit.