Easy Halibut Fillets with Herb Butter

Total Time
11mins
Prep
3 mins
Cook
8 mins

I used chopped parsley and it was lovely. Adapted from James Peterson's "Fish & Seafood"

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Ingredients

Nutrition
  • 2 halibut fillets
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped parsley (or other herb of your choice) or 2 tablespoons finely chopped tarragon (or other herb of your choice) or 2 tablespoons finely chopped dill (or other herb of your choice)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Directions

  1. Make little aluminum foil trays sized to fit each fillet.
  2. Wipe the bottom of each tray with olive oil.
  3. Put the fillets ugly side up (skin side even if the skin is now removed) on the trays.
  4. Mix the butter with the chopped herbs throughly.
  5. Place 1 tablespoon of the butter on the halibut.
  6. Broil for 4 minutes.
  7. Carefully turn each fillet over, not spilling any of the melted herb butter.
  8. Broil for 4 more minutes.
  9. Remove and plate, pouring the melted sauce over each fillet.