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Photo: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro Photo by: Photo: Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro

Halibut with Grilled Tomato and Olive Relish

Mild halibut pairs nicely with this tangy relish, starring tasty late-summer tomatoes. Any other meaty, firm fish, such as wild salmon or striped bass, will also work.

Cooking Light SEPTEMBER 2009

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 1/3 cup tomato mixture)
  • Total: 40 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 1 (12-ounce) beefsteak tomato, halved crosswise and seeded
  • 3/8 teaspoon salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided
  • Cooking spray
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 ounces pitted green olives, coarsely chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets

Preparation

1. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

2. Brush 1 1/2 teaspoons oil over cut sides of tomato; sprinkle evenly with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Place tomato, cut sides down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Cover and grill 8 minutes. Cool slightly; peel and chop tomato. Combine tomato, 1/8 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper, 1 tablespoon oil, basil, and next 6 ingredients (through garlic); toss gently.

3. Brush fillets evenly with 1 tablespoon oil; sprinkle evenly with remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and remaining 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Place fillets, flesh side down, on grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill 5 minutes; turn and grill 3 minutes or until fish flakes when tested with a fork or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with tomato mixture.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 318
  • Fat: 16.3g
  • Saturated fat: 2.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 10.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 2.6g
  • Protein: 35.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 6.7g
  • Fiber: 1.2g
  • Cholesterol: 52mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 548mg
  • Calcium: 97mg
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