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Grilled Halibut with Tomato-Avocado Salsa

This halibut dish grills up super fast and is topped with a fresh and delicious tomato-avocado salsa for a meal worthy of a special occasion.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2004

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1/4 cup salsa)
  • Cook time: 8 Minutes
  • Prep time: 6 Minutes


  • 3 1/2 cups grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cup diced ripe avocado (about 1 medium)
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 lime wedges


Prepare grill.

Combine tomato and next 7 ingredients in a bowl; set aside.

Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper over fish. Coat fish with cooking spray.

Place fish on grill rack coated with cooking spray; grill 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

Arrange fish on serving plates; squeeze lime wedges over fish. Spoon salsa over fish.

Note: Fish may be cooked on a preheated grill pan over medium-high heat, if desired.


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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 254
  • Fat: 7.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Protein: 37.0g
  • Carbohydrate: 8.8g
  • Cholesterol: 54mg
  • Iron: 2.4mg
  • Sodium: 472mg
  • Calories from fat: 28%
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Calcium: 93mg

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Grilled Halibut with Tomato-Avocado Salsa Recipe