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Grilled Halibut with Lemon-basil Vinaigrette

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 5 min
  • 15 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
adapted fromBon App├ętit

Ingredients

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 3 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh basil
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 2 teaspoons drained capers
  • 4 5- to 6-ounce halibut steaks

Directions

Prep: 1. Crush garlic. 2. Slice basil. 3. Whisk lemon juice, olive oil, crushed garlic cloves and grated lemon peel in bowl to blend. 4. Stir in 2 tablespoons fresh basil and capers. 5. Season vinaigrette to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 hour ahead. Let stand at room temperature.) Make: 1. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat) or preheat broiler. 2. Season halibut steaks with salt and pepper. Brush fish with 1 tablespoon vinaigrette, dividing equally. 3. Grill or broil halibut steaks until just cooked through, ~4 minutes per side. 4. Transfer fish to plates. Rewhisk remaining vinaigrette; pour over fish. 5. Garnish fish with remaining 1 tablespoon basil and serve.

Notes

Check out our tips for buying and cooking fish here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/a-beginners-guide-to-how-to-buy-and-cook-fish/ Looking for a good substitute? Many fish types are extremely versatile, check out our recommended substitutions here - http://blog.gatheredtable.com/2015/06/21/recipe-hacking-how-to-substitute-different-types-of-fish/

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