Spicy Halibut Baked in Phyllo



  • 4 teaspoons reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon chipotle chile powder
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh mint
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 6 sheets frozen phyllo dough, thawed
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets


Preheat oven to 350°. In a bowl, combine mayonnaise, cayenne pepper, chile powder, lime juice, cilantro, mint, honey, salt, and pepper; set aside. Lightly coat 6 sheets thawed phyllo dough with cooking spray. Make 2 stacks of 3 phyllo sheets; cut stacks in half. Coat halibut fillets on 1 side with 1 teaspoon mayo mixture; place each fillet in middle of each phyllo stack, mayo side down. Trim excess dough; fold into a bundle. Place each package, seam-side down, onto a coated pan. Bake 20-25 minutes or until golden and fish is cooked through. Serve with mayo mixture.

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 packet)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 236
Fat per serving: 5g
Saturated fat per serving: 1g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 2g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 1g
Protein per serving: 26g
Carbohydrate per serving: 21g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 36mg
Iron per serving: 2mg
Sodium per serving: 313mg
Calcium per serving: 62mg

Good to Know

Jazz up this fish low in saturated fat and sodium with an array of healthy spices. Halibut is great source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin B12, Magnesium, Potassium, and Protein.

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