I don't see how you can fairly critique a recipe that you've changed so much.
The taste was really good, but with the full serrano pepper and half the seeds was WAY TOO SPICY. I really like hot and spicy food, as does my hubby, but this burned our mouths.
This recipe turned out so good, it was the kind of meal I would serve for guests.
So simple and so delicious! The halibut at our market wasn't looking so freash so we pan-seared scallops instead. And since we had so much leftover spinach at the house, we used it as a bed for the scallops instead of rice. It was great!
For such a fast and easy recipe this really delivered a lot of flavor. The only change was to use a jalapeno pepper in the chutney. The garam masala gave the Halibut a wonderful flavor and the mint-cilantro chutney was a wonderfl compliment. Served with basmati rice with cilantro and a spring salad with fresh stawberries, feta cheese, red onion, & candied pecan. Wonderful every day meal but would be good for company.
My husband loved this dish--and he is Indian, so I'll take his word for it. He thought all the flavors were great together. One recommendation for next time is that he thought it could used just a bit more mint to it. We used tilapia instead of halibut because we had that in our freezer. It was so easy to make; this will definitely be a keeper recipe!
I made this recipe with Yellowtail and the combination of flavors worked wonderfully with this fish. This recipe will be my first choice when preparing Yellowtail and Dorado, which have stronger flavor than Halibut. Will definitely make again.
Made it with Dorado. Left out the hot bits What a treat. This becomes a stock item in my book
Nice complexity of flavors in the hot/cool chutney. I made with cod instead of halibut. Would make again!
The mint/cilantro combo wasn't the best for my husband and I. I used a jalapeno pepper instead of a serrano pepper, lime juice instead of lemon juice and tilapia instead of halibut. The fish was pretty with the seasoning but the chutney was too many different flavors together. We won't make this again.