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Grilled Halibut Filets

January 13, 2016 by  
Filed under Recipes

grilled halibut filet on a plate with asparagus and tomato

This simple recipe for grilled halibut filet will satisfy even the pickiest of eaters. The halibut can also be swapped out for many types of fish including tuna, swordfish, sea bass, and salmon. Adding a variety of your favorite vegetables to the meal will make this a complete, delicious, and colorful meal everyone can enjoy!

Prep Time: 1-2 hours Cook Time:15 min Serves 2


  • 2 (6 ounce) Halibut fillets
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 6 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped basil leaves
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon


  1. Combine marinade ingredients in a glass or stainless steel bowl.
  2. Place halibut filets in a plastic bag and pour ¾ of the marinade over the fish. Place in the refrigerator for 1-2 hours turning occasionally.
  3. If cooking on a grill; preheat the grill to high heat and lightly oil the grate. Set grate 4 inches from the heat. Grill filets for about 5 minutes per side, or until easily flaked with a fork. Using foil on the grates may prevent any flare-ups and make cleanup easier.
  4. If cooking in the oven; preheat the oven to 450℉ and bake the filets for 15 to 20 minutes or until easily flaked with a fork.
  5. For a colorful meal, toss a variety of your favorite vegetables in the reserved marinade and cook them while the fish is cooking.

Nutrition Information: Calories 373, Fat 24.4 g, Carbohydrates 1.4 g, Protein 35.38 g

This recipe is very high in iron, niacin, selenium, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12. It is also a bit high in sodium, so if you are on a low sodium diet, cutting the salt in half would be recommended.


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