Broiled Halibut With Lemon and Herbs

"An absolutely succulent fresh halibut dish. Very easy to make and so tasty."
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  • In a small mixing bowl, combine 1/4 cup butter, shallots, dill weed, parsley, mustard, lemon juice, garlic and salt; mix well.
  • Rinse halibut steaks in cold water and pat dry on paper towels.
  • In a 8 inch x 8 inch oven proof casserole dish, add 1 tablespoon of butter and 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Place under the broiler on HIGH heat for about 2 minutes or until the butter has melted.
  • Place the halibut steaks in the casserole dish.
  • Spread one half the lemon/herb mixture equally over each steak.
  • Place under the broiler on HIGH heat and broil for 6 minutes.
  • Turn halibut steaks over and spread the remaining lemon/herb mixture evenly over the steaks.
  • Continue to broil on HIGH heat for another 5 to 6 minutes or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Do not overcook the fish.
  • Serve with cooked basmati brown rice.
  • You may also use finely chopped chives or green onions instead of the shallots.

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