These halibut fillets are marinated in a simple combination of lime juice and herbs. Delicious when served with fresh mango salsa.
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- 6 (170g) halibut fillets
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
- 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
- 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
- 1/8 teaspoon dried rosemary
MethodPrep:10min ›Cook:10min ›Extra time:2hr marinating › Ready in:2hr20min
- Place halibut fillets in a shallow baking dish. In a bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, thyme, basil, oregano and rosemary. Pour marinade over fish, cover, and refrigerate 2 to 4 hours.
- Preheat barbecue for medium heat. Adjust grate height to between 10 and 15cm from heat source.
- Lightly oil barbecue grate. Remove halibut from dish and discard marinade. Cook for 5 minutes per side, or until fish can be easily flaked with a fork.
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Reviews & ratingsAverage global rating:(39)
Reviews in English (33)
This is one of the best ways of preparing halibut I have ever tried. I only marinated foran hour as the marinade really tenderizes the fish. My family raved about it!-02 Apr 2001
I typically don't like fish, but this is a recipe I'll make again. I thought it was a good, very easy, basic recipe. I added 1/2 tsp. sea salt and 1/2 tsp. fresh cracked black pepper to the marinade. Then I put the fish in a Ziploc bag, poured in the marinade, and shook gently to coat. The marinade had a good flavor, but wasn't overpowering, which I liked. Watch the cooking time--be sure that you get the center of the fish to at least 145 degrees. We had our gas grill preheated to medium heat and it took us about 8 minutes per side.-17 Jan 2008
by Amy Lawler
I consider this a 'safe' recipe. No raves, no boos. If I make this again, I will use salt. This recipe lacks zest. I am not sure what spices it needs, but it needs something to liven it up.-13 Apr 2003