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Halibut with Herbs & Capers

Halibut with Herbs & Capers
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A vibrant herb paste brings robust flavor to a delicate fish.

Prep: 40 minutes | Cook: 20 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour
  • 1/4 cup
    chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup
    fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon
    fresh cilantro leaves
  • 2 teaspoons
    lemon zest, freshly grated
  • 1 tablespoon
    lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon
    pitted green olives, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons
    drained capers, rinsed
  • 1 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/8 teaspoon
    freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound
    halibut fillet, cut into 4 portions
  1. Place onion, parsley, cilantro, lemon zest, lemon juice, olives, capers, garlic and pepper in a food processor; pulse several times to chop. Add oil and process, scraping down the sides several times, until a pesto-like paste forms. Pat halibut with the herb paste. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a 7 x 11 inch baking dish with cooking spray. Arrange the halibut in the dish and spoon any extra herb mixture on top. Bake, uncovered, until the fish is opaque in the center, 15 to 20 minutes. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories199
  • Fat10 g
    • Saturated fat1 g
  • Cholesterol36 mg
  • Carbohydrates2 g
    • Dietary fiber1 g
  • Protein24 g
  • Sodium125 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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