Hazelnut-Crusted Halibut with Apple Salsa

Photo: Iain Bagwell

Yield: Serves 4
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 40 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 495
  • Calories from fat: 63%
  • Protein: 35g
  • Fat: 35g
  • Saturated fat: 7.9g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 3.8g
  • Sodium: 456mg
  • Cholesterol: 106mg

Ingredients

  • HAZELNUT CRUST
  • 3/4 cup toasted, skinned hazelnuts
  • 1/8 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
  • FISH AND SALSA
  • 4 Pacific halibut fillets, about 6 oz. each
  • 3 tablespoons melted unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons roasted hazelnut oil
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallots
  • 1 3/4 cups chopped apple such as Fuji
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves, plus leaves for garnish
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne

Preparation

  1. 1. Preheat oven to 425°. Make crust: Whirl ingredients in a food processor until nuts are finely chopped.
  2. 2. Make fish: Brush halibut with butter, pat nut mixture all over fish, and set on a greased baking sheet. Cook just until fish is opaque in center, 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. 3. Make salsa: Heat oil in a medium frying pan over medium-low heat, add shallots and apple, and cook until slightly softened, about 2 minutes; remove from heat. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice and remaining ingredients; stir into apple mixture. Serve halibut with apple salsa and sprinkle with a little more thyme.
  4. Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.
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