Mediterranean Halibut Sandwiches

 Recipe
Mediterranean-style meals, such as Mediterranean Halibut Sandwiches, have been shown to reduce the risk for heart disease, as they generally include foods with healthy monounsaturated fats. This halibut sandwich is a great example.

Yield:

Makes 4 servings (serving size: 1 sandwich)

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 20 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 419
Fat 12.2 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Monofat 6.7 g
Polyfat 1.4 g
Protein 24 g
Carbohydrate 51 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 42 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 793 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg

Ingredients

Cooking spray
2 (6-ounce) halibut fillets, skinned
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons plus 1 tsp olive oil, divided
1 (14-ounce) loaf ciabatta bread, ends trimmed, split in half horizontally
1 garlic clove, halved
1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/4 cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
1 tablespoon capers, drained and mashed
Grated zest of 1 large lemon
2 packed cups (2 ounces) arugula

Preparation

1. Preheat oven to 450°.

2. Spray a small baking dish with cooking spray; add halibut and season with a pinch each salt and pepper; rub with 1 teaspoon oil. Bake 10-15 minutes, until cooked through and the flesh flakes easily with a fork. Cool.

3. Remove some bread from top half of loaf. Brush cut sides with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Bake on a baking sheet 6-8 minutes, until golden. Rub toasted surfaces with garlic.

4. In medium bowl, combine mayonnaise, sun-dried tomatoes, basil, parsley, capers, and lemon zest. Add fish, flaking and mixing with fork. Spoon onto bottom half of bread and top with arugula. Add top of bread and cut into 4 sandwiches.

Note:

Giada De Laurentiis,

Weeknights with Giada: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner. Copyright 2012 by Giada De Laurentiis. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc.

May 2012
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