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Halibut Sandwiches with Tartar Sauce

Halibut Sandwiches with Tartar Sauce

The sandwich spread, inspired by traditional tartar sauce, is brightened with the addition of fresh shallots and briny capers.

Cooking Light APRIL 2008

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)


  • 1/3 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped capers
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots
  • 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • Cooking spray
  • 4 (1 1/2-ounce) hamburger buns, toasted
  • 2 halved romaine lettuce leaves
  • 4 (1/4-inch-thick) slices tomato


1. Combine first 4 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well.

2. Sprinkle fish fillets evenly with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Heat a large nonstick grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat the pan with cooking spray. Add fish fillets to the pan; sauté 4 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness.

3. Spread 1 tablespoon mayonnaise mixture over the cut side of each bun half. Line bottom half of each bun with 1 romaine lettuce leaf half and 1 tomato slice. Top each serving with 1 fillet. Place top halves of buns on sandwiches.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 378
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 12.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 5.9g
  • Protein: 38.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 26g
  • Fiber: 1.4g
  • Cholesterol: 59mg
  • Iron: 3mg
  • Sodium: 875mg
  • Calcium: 144mg

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Halibut Sandwiches with Tartar Sauce recipe