Baked Halibut with Sauce Verte

baked-halibut-sauce-verte Photo: Travis Rathbone


  • 4 skinless halibut fillets (1 1/4 to 1 1/2 lb. total), patted dry
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
  • 1 small clove garlic
  • 1 scallion, roughly chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon anchovy paste
  • 2 tablespoons capers, drained


1. Preheat oven to 400°F. Lightly oil a 9-by-13-inch baking dish; arrange fish in dish. In a small bowl, whisk 1 Tbsp. oil, 1 Tbsp. lemon juice, salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Drizzle vinaigrette over fish. Bake until just opaque in center, about 10 minutes.

2. In a food processor, combine parsley, chives, garlic, scallion, anchovy paste and capers. Add remaining lemon juice and 1 Tbsp. water and pulse until finely chopped. With motor running, add remaining oil. Season sauce with 1/8 tsp. pepper. Spoon sauce over fish just before serving.

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  • Yield: Serves: 4

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 291
Fat per serving: 17g
Saturated fat per serving: 3g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 32g
Carbohydrate per serving: 2g
Fiber per serving: 1g
Cholesterol per serving: 86mg
Iron per serving: 1mg
Sodium per serving: 407mg
Calcium per serving: 32mg

Good to Know

Halibut is a superfood compared to other fish. It's packed with potassium, protein, vitamin D, B-12, B-6, and magnesium. Plus, its meat is lean, which is ideal for rapid weight loss.

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