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Kitchen Dictionary: halibut

Pronounced: HAL-uh-buht

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: March - September

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

More Halibut Recipes
Popular Halibut Recipes
Easy Halibut Fillets with Herb Butter
Baked Halibut
Beer Batter Halibut

Nutrition Facts

Calculated for 1 fillet
Amount Per Serving %DV
Calories 185
Calories from Fat 24 (13%)
Total Fat 2.7g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.6g 2%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.6g
Trans Fat 0.0g
Cholesterol 99mg 33%
Sodium 138mg 5%
Potassium 887mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 0.0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.0g 0%
Sugars 0.0g
Protein 37.9g 75%

How is this calculated?