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Cayenne Pepper & Fresh Halibut?

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Cayenne Pepper & Fresh Halibut?

Bite Me | Jun 20, 2009 02:38 PM

I am curious how others would respond to this recipe. We went to dinner last night at a Greek restaurant, where I ordered the grilled halibut. I asked for sauce on the side. The delicious fresh halibut was seasoned with cayenne pepper (quite generously), white pepper, oregano, garlic, and lemon. All I could taste was the cayenne and white peppers. In fact, my mouth was burning. The fish was seasoned unevenly too - so some parts were more seasoned than others. The lovely fish was so overpowered. I was quite surprised by this recipe (and frankly disappointed).

I couldn't eat it. The restaurant didn't want to take it off the check. They could prepare a fresh unseasoned piece for me but wanted to charge me for a full, second dinner, with all the sides.

I'd already had lots of appetizers and two glasses of wine, so I said no thanks. Seemed a bit unfair to me.

I would have appreciated being told when I ordered that the grilled halibut was seasoned in that unexpected way (unexpected by me at least!)

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