+

Cilantro-Ginger Halibut

Sign up to save this recipe to your profile Sign Up Now ›
4 servings Easy
Total: Active:
1 Rating 

Ingredients (9)

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • 1/2 small jalapeño pepper
  • 1 (1/2-inch) piece fresh ginger, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice (about 2 limes)
  • 1 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • 6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 halibut fillets (about 1 1/2 pounds), skin removed
Try Amazon Fresh
Nutritional Information
  • Calories344
  • Fat22.6g
  • Saturated fat3.31g
  • Trans fat
  • Carbs2.54g
  • Fiber0.45g
  • Sugar0.36g
  • Protein31.9g
  • Cholesterol83.35mg
  • Sodium494.19mg
  • Nutritional Analysis per serving (4 servings) Powered by

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.

Cilantro-Ginger Halibut

In this light, healthy recipe adapted from Martha Stewart, fresh halibut fillets are brushed with a cilantro-ginger pesto and steamed.

This recipe is featured on our Summer of Clean Eating channel.

Tips for Fish

Instructions

  1. 1Combine garlic, jalapeño pepper, ginger, lime juice, and cilantro in the jar of a blender. Cover blender, and remove the stopper. Turn on the blender, and slowly drizzle in the olive oil. Process until the mixture is bright green and smooth. Season to taste with salt and black pepper.
  2. 2Season both sides of the fillets with salt and black pepper. Brush the top of each fillet with 1 tablespoon cilantro sauce.
  3. 3Fill a large, high-sided skillet with 1 inch of water. Bring to the boil over high heat.
  4. 4Place a steamer basket in the skillet, and arrange the fillets in basket. Cover, and steam until the fish is just cooked through but still moist, about 5 to 6 minutes.
  5. 5Remove the fish from steamer, drizzle with additional cilantro sauce, and serve.
Load Comments

Recommended from Chowhound

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving
Entertaining

The Ultimate Guide to Thanksgiving

by Kristin Donnelly | The best way to cook a stress-free dinner is to think ahead, which is why we've created this comprehensive...

19 Great Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie
Food and Cooking

19 Great Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

by Caitlin M. O'Shaughnessy | When the usual pie lineup feels boring and uninspired for your dessert repertoire, you've got to make...

An Ode to 5 Thanksgiving Foods That Are Better from the Package
Food Trends

An Ode to 5 Thanksgiving Foods That Are Better from the Package

by Kelsey Butler | Nostalgia is a factor not to be discounted when it comes to food, and these five holiday staples sometimes...