Vanilla Butter Poached Halibut with Ancho Orange Drizzle

Spice Islands
Vanilla Butter Poached Halibut with Ancho Orange Drizzle
This delightful recipe blends unique ingredients in a familiar yet original way .

Ingredients

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2 teaspoons orange zest
2 teaspoons Spice Islands Ground Ancho Chili
2/3 cup sugar
2/3 cup rice wine vinegar
1 1/2 cups unsalted butter
4 ounces 6-8 ounces halibut fillets
2 tablespoons Spice Islands All Natural No Corn Syrup Added Pure Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon koesher salt

Preparation

1. Mix the orange zest, ground ancho chili, sugar and rice wine vinegar together in a medium saucepan

 

2. Cook over medium heat, stirring often, until sugar dissolves and mixture becomes a thick syrup, about 10-15 minutes. Remove from heat

 

3. Preheat broiler

 

4. Melt butter over medium heat in a saucepan at least 2 inches deep, and wide enough to contain butter and halibut

 

5. Stir in vanilla, and then add the halibut. Partially cover and cook for 5 minutes per side, turning once

 

6. Place halibut skin-side down on a baking sheet and sprinkle with salt. Broil for 2-3 minutes or until light golden brown

 

7. Place fillets on a serving dish and drizzle with ancho-orange mixture

Created date

October 2011