Halibut Veracruz

Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Moon

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Recipe from Coastal Living

More From Coastal Living


Ingredients

  • 5 ripe tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon seeded and minced serrano chile
  • 1/4 cup sliced Spanish olives
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 6 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter

Preparation

  1. Place tomatoes on a large rimmed baking sheet. Bake at 450° for 20 minutes. Turn tomatoes; bake 20 more minutes or until skins are blistered and lightly browned. Pulse tomatoes and pan juices in a food processor until roughly chopped.
  2. Sauté onion in 2 tablespoons hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat 3 minutes or until tender. Add garlic and serrano; sauté 15 seconds. Add olives, capers, and chopped tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in oregano.
  3. Sprinkle halibut with salt and pepper. Melt butter with remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add halibut; cook 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with sauce.
My Notes

Only you will be able to view, print, and edit this note.

Add Note

Halibut Veracruz Recipe at a Glance
advertisement
  1. Enter at least one ingredient

Find out what we've got cooking...

Weekly Specials
Get our Free Weekly Specials Newsletter filled with our favorite recipes, seasonal menus, and special features.
We Respect Your Privacy. Privacy Policy