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Broiled Halibut with Tarragon Spices

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10 minutes

1 Serving

Halibut isn’t exactly salmon, so let’s start with a little education.

It’s a white fish, but it’s thick and pretty dense, as opposed to tilapia’s thin, flaky texture. Halibut also has a light, mild flavor that makes it a crowd-pleaser and easy to season.

Which is where tarragon comes in. If you’re also slightly confused by this slightly exotic herb, know that it’s got a licorice-like flavor. Stick to a pinch and it’ll be subtle, but don’t go overboard.

Now that you’re a Tarragon Halibut expert, all that’s left is to enjoy your dinner.

 

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10 minutes

1 Serving

Ingredients

4 ounces (1 inch thick) halibut steak

1/2 teaspoon olive oil

1/2 tablespoon minced onion

pinch sea salt

pinch freshly ground black pepper

pinch dried thyme

pinch dried tarragon

1 teaspoon lemon juice

 

Directions

Broiled Halibut with Tarragon Spices
  1. Place halibut in foil lined broiler pan.
  2. Blend olive oil and onion with salt, pepper, thyme and tarragon.
  3. Add lemon juice.
  4. Spread 1/2 olive oil mixture over halibut.
  5. Broil in preheated broiler 3-5 minutes.
  6. Turn, spread remaining 1/2 olive oil mixture on halibut and broil 3-5 minutes.
  7. Remove to platter; serve hot

WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

Fish is a heart-healthy source of protein and fats, which is why we love it as the center of a meal. Halibut also provides minerals such as selenium, magnesium, phosphorus, and potassium, and the herbs provide both flavor and antioxidants. Plate it next to roasted vegetables or a big, fresh salad, and dinner is served.

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