A saltwater flatfish fish can weigh between 30 and 100 pounds with lowfat, firm, mild white meat. The young chicken halibut are 2-10 pounds and considered the finest, along with halibut cheeks.

Season: April - October

How to prepare: braise, grill, poach, roast, saute, steam

Matches well with: anchovies, bacon, basil, butter, chives, fennel, garlic, horseradish, leeks, lemon, lime, mangoes, mushrooms, mustard seeds, onions, parsley, potatoes, rosemary, affron, scallions, shallots, shrimp, tarragon, thyme, tomatoes, vinegar, white wine, zucchini

Substitutions: sea bass, snapper, monkfish

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