Seared Halibut with Bacon and Bean Relish

Seared Halibut with Bacon and Bean Relish

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Chef John 21702

"I decided to try a sort of hot bacon and bean relish by slicing beans thin and cooking them raw in hot bacon fat. I used a little lemon loved how this came out with the seared halibut."

Ingredients

40 m servings 366 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 366 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 17.4 g
  • 27%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.9g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 45.7 g
  • 91%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Sodium:
  • 638 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Season halibut steaks generously with salt and black pepper. Refrigerate until needed.
  2. Place bacon in a skillet and cook over medium heat. When bacon is about half cooked, 4 to 6 minutes, stir in beans and pinch of salt. Cook, stirring, until bacon is crisp and beans are almost tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Transfer bacon and beans to a bowl and return skillet with bacon drippings to the stove over medium-high heat.
  3. When bacon drippings just begin to smoke, place 2 halibut steaks in the skillet; cook until browned and meat is just starting to pull away from the bone, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer steaks to a plate and repeat for remaining 2 steaks.
  4. Remove skillet from heat and pour in water; bring to a boil while scraping any browned bits off the bottom of the pan. Return beans and bacon to the skillet and stir in lemon juice; cook and stir 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Spoon hot bean and bacon relish over halibut steaks and serve.
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Fabulous recipe! I am not much of a lover of fish because it is always too dry for me. I especially found that adding a cover to the saute and again to the fish, I was able to control the cook...

This recipe was excellent! I didn't change a thing. I watched the video and cooked along with it. Very easy fast and tasty. the halibut steaks are big and I didn't think I would finish it , but ...

Fabulous, very easy recipe. We did not have the beans, so I used brussels sprouts instead, which I would recommend. I halved the sprouts and then seared them in a pan while cooking the bacon. ...

This was good. I did make some substitutions like mahi mahi for the halibut-it's cheaper and asparagus for the beans. It was super easy to make.

Very nice! My husband loved it!

We really like this recipe. I added a few capers and a little of the juice, as well as a splash of white wine. With the lemon juice, the sauce was nicely piquant and the combination of flavor...

I have to say, this was not so great. It had a funky flavor that we couldn't quite place. The only change I made was that I had halibut filets instead of steaks... maybe the skin flavored the ...

this is a fantastic & unusual dish - for once I managed to cook the halibut perfectly! i only had bacon fat so added a bit of roasted garlic & sundried tomatos to the bean relish...yum. the vi...