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    Marinated Halibut With Cilantro-Lime Butter Sauce

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    42 mins

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    12 mins

    Dawnab's Note:

    I adpoted this recipe, the original intro was blank as I think the title says it all, YUMMO!

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    Marinade and fish



    1. 1
      To prepare the marinade: Combine soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, garlic and pepper flakes.
    2. 2
      Place fish in a glass dish and add marinade.
    3. 3
      Marinate in refrigerator 2 hours, turning fish over after 1 hour.
    4. 4
      To prepare the sauce: In a medium saucepan combine the wine, stock or juice and vinegar.
    5. 5
      Boil until syrupy. You will have no more than a few tablespoons left.
    6. 6
      Set aside.
    7. 7
      In a food processor combine the garlic, ginger, cilantro, lime zest and juice, butter, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper; process until smooth.
    8. 8
      Set aside.
    9. 9
      Remove the fish from the marinade, scraping off the ginger and garlic and discarding any leftover marinade.
    10. 10
      Place in a baking pan or on a broiling pan and bake in a preheated 450-degree oven 12 minutes per inch of thickness, or until done.
    11. 11
      To finish sauce: Reheat wine reduction over medium heat.
    12. 12
      Slowly add pieces of cilantro butter, whisking until sauce is lightly thickened. Do not boil.
    13. 13
      Pour the sauce over the fish and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 25, 2013


      Delicious! this has a complex but mild flavor. It is on the labor intensive side but the result is worth the effort. The sauce makes this dish IMHO. Thank you for posting the recipe.

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    • on February 10, 2008


      Nice, subtle flavors. Sauce is bit laboursome, but rewarding.

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    • on May 16, 2006


      absolutely delicious. this went over well with the whole family

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    Nutritional Facts for Marinated Halibut With Cilantro-Lime Butter Sauce

    Serving Size: 1 (260 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 420.7
    Calories from Fat 207
    Total Fat 23.0 g
    Saturated Fat 8.9 g
    Cholesterol 92.8 mg
    Sodium 947.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 3.7 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
    Sugars 0.7 g
    Protein 42.9 g

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    lime zest

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