Halibut à la Provençal over Mixed Greens

Halibut à la Provençal over Mixed Greens Recipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
A gorgeous piece of fish is the star of this recipe. Serve the fillets over a simple mixed green salad.


4 servings
Total time: 30 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 30 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 308
Fat 15.6 g
Satfat 2.2 g
Monofat 9.8 g
Polyfat 2.5 g
Protein 35.2 g
Carbohydrate 6.2 g
Fiber 1.4 g
Cholesterol 52 mg
Iron 2.4 mg
Sodium 502 mg
Calcium 115 mg


1 teaspoon dried herbes de Provence
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh parsley
1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme
1/4 cup minced shallots
1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon honey
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons finely chopped pitted kalamata olives
1 (6-ounce) package gourmet salad greens


1. Combine herbes de Provence, 2 teaspoons juice, and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Rub over tops of fillets. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish to pan; cook 3 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Remove fish from pan; sprinkle with parsley and thyme.

2. Heat remaining 7 teaspoons oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Remove from heat; stir in remaining 4 teaspoons lemon juice, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, mustard, honey, and pepper. Gently stir in olives.

3. Combine greens and dressing in a large bowl, tossing well to coat. Arrange 1 1/2 cups salad on each of 4 plates; top each serving with 1 fillet.


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Deb Wise,

Cooking Light

November 2010
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