Halibut Poached in Orange Broth with Tropical Salsa

Coastal Living
4 servings


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1 cup diced mango
1 cup diced papaya
2 tablespoons minced red onion
1 jalapeño, seeded and minced
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 teaspoon grated orange rind
1 tablespoon orange juice
1/8 tablespoon ground red pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups dry white wine
1 1/2 cups water
1 tablespoon grated orange rind
4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets


Stir together first 9 ingredients in a large bowl; set aside.

Combine wine, 1 1/2 cups water, and 1 tablespoon rind in an 8-inch, straight-sided skillet; bring to a boil. Reduce heat until wine mixture just simmers.

Add halibut; cover and poach at a light simmer, adjusting heat as necessary, for 5 minutes or until fish flakes with a fork. Discard wine mixture. Serve halibut with salsa.

Created date

November 2002