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Baked Halibut with Sauce Verte

Photo: Travis Rathbone
Prep time 12 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

Cook's Notes

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