Grilled Halibut With Grilled Red Pepper Harissa

READY IN: 32mins
Recipe by Dr. Jenny

DH and I really enjoyed this halibut recipe from the July 2008 Bon Appetit. It had lots of flavor and it was easy for a weeknight meal. We served it with grilled asparagus.

Top Review by ellie_

Wonderful fish and so easy! I used salmon instead of the halibut but otherwise followed as directed. We had this with potatoes and salad for a very easy supper! Thanks for sharing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Prepare BBQ (medium-high heat).
  2. Thread jalapeno and garlic clove onto metal skewer.
  3. Brush jalapeno, garlic, fish, and red bell peppers with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  4. Sprinkle fish with 1/2 tsp cumin and 1/2 tsp coriander.
  5. Grill fish, bell pepper, jalapeno, and garlic until vegetables are tender and charred and fish is just cooked through, about 4 minutes per side for fish and 8 minutes per side for vegetables.
  6. Grill lemon, cut side down, until charred, about 3 minutes.
  7. Transfer fish to plate and tent with foil to keep warm.
  8. Peel charred parts of skin from bell peppers and cut stem from jalapeno, and transfer to blender, discarding peel and stem.
  9. Add garlic clove, remaining 1/4 cup oil, 1 1/2 tsp cumin, and 1 1/2 tsp coriander to blender. Process until coarse puree forms. Season sauce generously with salt and pepper.
  10. Place 1 fish fillet on each of 4 plates. Squeeze grilled lemon over. Spoon sauce over fish and serve.

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