Broiled Halibut with Goat Cheese Crust

Broiled Halibut with Goat Cheese Crust

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  • Prep

    15 m
  • Cook

    15 m
  • Ready In

    30 m
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Recipe by  crystal's creations

“This is the easiest recipe you could make with the most amount of flavor and elegance. Best if served with mashed potatoes to balance the citrus sauce.”

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Ingredients

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Original recipe yields 2 steaks

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Directions

  1. Preheat the oven's broiler and set the oven rack at about 6 inches from the heat source.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the goat cheese, lemon pepper and salt. Pat this evenly over the tops of the halibut steaks. Place the steaks on a baking sheet. Pinch off tiny pieces of butter and place them on top of the cheese coating, using about 1 tablespoon per steak.
  3. Broil for 8 to 10 minutes per inch of thickness of your steaks. You will know they are done when the cheese is browned and the fish can be flaked with a fork.
  4. While the fish is cooking, combine the remaining butter, lemon juice, cream cheese, milk and chives in a small saucepan. Cook while stirring over low heat until everything is melted and smooth. Spoon sauce onto dinner plates and place the halibut steaks on top to serve.

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Reviews (22)

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kridanpiper
10

kridanpiper

Bleck! I love goat cheese, cream cheese, lemon pepper, etc... This recipe was not good :( My husband and I started laughing as we realized we were both trying to choke down the fish with a straight face. If you insist on cooking this, reduce lemon pepper! Way too much.

Mindy
10

Mindy

Substituted orange roughy for the halibut because that's what I had, but the crust and sauce both were excellent! A little heavy on the lemon pepper in the crust for my liking, but my beau loved it as is.

gibsey23
8

gibsey23

I was hesitant that the halibut might be a little bland because there was no marinade. But, I was wrong. Because of some of the other reviewers, I omitted the lemon pepper and mixed the goat cheese with lemon juice and kosher salt and cracked black pepper. I added just a bit of balsamic vinaigrette in the bottom of the pan for a little extra flavor and it was awesome. Although, I think it would have been fabulous without it as well. Some of the other reviewers didn't make the cream cheese sauce, but, it really is a must. Thanks for this recipe! Coming from Alaska, where Halibut if abundant, we are always looking for great new Halibut recipes and this is a keeper!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (2 total)

  • Calories
  • 735 cal
  • 37%
  • Fat
  • 54.1 g
  • 83%
  • Carbs
  • 5.7 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 55.6 g
  • 111%
  • Cholesterol
  • 193 mg
  • 64%
  • Sodium
  • 1653 mg
  • 66%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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