Baked Halibut with Sauce Verte

Baked Halibut with Sauce Verte
Photo: Travis Rathbone


Serves: 4

Recipe Time

Prep: 12 Minutes
Cook: 10 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 291
Fat 17 g
Satfat 3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 32 g
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 1 g
Cholesterol 86 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 407 mg
Calcium 32 mg


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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