Not Your Mama's Fish N' Chips (Halibut)

Total Time
15 mins
20 mins

My daughter got the recipe from a friend. Living in Alaska we eat a lot of halibut. This has got to be some of the best!!!! It is quick and easy to make and a crowd pleaser.

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  • 1 -2 lb halibut
  • 4 cups sour cream and onion potato chips, crushed
  • 12 cup butter, melted (if using alternate method, see below) or 2 eggs (if using alternate method, see below)
  • sea salt
  • pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Rinse halibut and pat dry with paper towels.
  3. Cut fish into large cubes or thick fingers.
  4. Add salt and pepper to melted butter, to taste.
  5. Dip fish pieces into butter and then coat with crushed potato chips.
  6. Place on ungreased baking stone or cookie sheet.
  7. Bake in 375 degree oven for 20 minutes or until fish is flaky and opaque. Do not over cook.
  8. Alternate method:
  9. If you are watching your fat intake, use beaten eggs in place of the butter.
  10. Serve hot plain or with tartar sauce.
  11. **These make great appetizers when cut into smaller pieces.
Most Helpful

5 5

When I stumbled upon this recipe, I had my doubts since for me it's always been beer battered/fried halibut for fish and chips. I tried this recipe anyway and I'M GLAD I DID!!! This is incredibly good! I used the melted butter recipe (as opposed to the beaten egg recipe), and that's what I'm doing today for dinner tonight. NUMMMMMMMMY!

5 5

I made this recipe for a dinner party last night. I put the fish on sliced purple cabbage, topped with homemade tartar sauce. Instead of using russet potatoes for the chips, I baked yam fries with curry powder. It was easy to prepare and was a huge hit. Thanks!

5 5

What a great recipe. I t was delicious. My kids ate it right up. I also passed this recipe on to my friend who has a wheat allergy. Finally she can have fish and chips again with no allergic reaction!