Cookbook:Garlic Seared Halibut

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Ingredients[edit | edit source]

  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut filets
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup white wine, divided
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, divided
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth, divided
  • 1 tbs lemon zest, finely grated
  • 1 tsp olive oil

Procedure[edit | edit source]

  1. Combine garlic, 1/4 cup white wine, lemon, and 1/2 cup chicken broth in a gallon size zip-top bag. Add fish and toss to coat. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. Take fish out of marinade and reserve marinade. Sprinkle on both sides liberally with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper and set aside.
  3. Melt 1 tbs butter with olive oil in a 12 inch stainless steel sauté pan over medium high heat. Add fish and cook until golden brown and cooked through, about 3-4 minutes per side. Remove and keep warm.
  4. Deglaze pan with reserved marinade and reserved wine and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and cook until reduced by 1/3.
  5. Whisk in butter 1 tbs at a time, waiting until the tbs before it is melted before adding a new one. Spoon sauce over halibut and serve warm.