Capers and Halibut

Capers and Halibut

244 Reviews 11 Pics
  • Prep

    10 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    25 m
Barbara Tantrum
Recipe by  Barbara Tantrum

“This is a very easy seared halibut with a buttery wine and caper sauce! It takes hardly any time at all to make, but it is sure to leave a lasting impression.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 steaks

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Directions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Fry the halibut steaks on all sides until nicely browned. Remove from pan, and set aside.
  2. Pour the wine into the pan, and use a spatula to scrape any browned bits from the bottom. Let the wine reduce to almost nothing, then stir in the garlic, butter and capers. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Let the sauce simmer for a minute to blend the flavors.
  3. Return the steaks to the pan, and coat them with sauce. Cook until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve fish immediately with the sauce from the pan poured over it.

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Reviews (244)

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naples34102
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naples34102

"Capers and Halibut"--what an ordinary name for such an extraordinary dish! The pan roasted halibut becomes nicely golden brown and caramelized, while the sauce, although it includes no lemon juice, is inspired by that used in the classic Veal or Chicken Piccata. Simple to prepare, remarkably pretty presentation, with delicious results. I served this with rice, but a side of pasta with garlic and olive oil would also be a perfect complement.

Kay
66

Kay

Fantastic!! This was simple and delicious. I also made the "cheesy acorn squash" recipe from this site to go along with it and a nice white wine. My husband was in heaven! One thing... go easy on the caper juice-very salty.

Ada Wilder
53

Ada Wilder

Prior to making this recipe, I was not a huge fan of fish. Now, I am! Everyone LOVED it! As a side dish, I made all recipe's "Asparagus Cashew Rice Pilaf". The dishes complimented each other very nicely. Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (4 total)

  • Calories
  • 284 cal
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs
  • 1.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 24.2 g
  • 48%
  • Cholesterol
  • 72 mg
  • 24%
  • Sodium
  • 337 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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