Halibut with Capers, Olives, and Tomato

Halibut with Capers, Olives, and Tomato

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Halibut is popular flat fish that has a clean flavor with an excellent flaky texture. This recipes combines the clean, light flavor of the fish with bold Mediterranean flavors from a topping of capers, olives, and tomatoes. The flavor combination…

Halibut is popular flat fish that has a clean flavor with an excellent flaky texture. This recipes combines the clean, light flavor of the fish with bold Mediterranean flavors from a topping of capers, olives, and tomatoes. The flavor combination is perfect together. Serve over risotto with the pan sauce for a delicious and healthy meal. Enjoy!

Ingredients

Prep Time

10 min

Total Time

20 min

Yield

Serves 4
  • 4 Halibut ( 5-6 oz fillets, defrosted if frozen)
  • 4 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Shallot ( diced)
  • 1 cup Cherry Tomatoes ( cut in half)
  • 1/2 cup Kalamata Olives ( pitted and chopped)
  • 1 Tbsp Capers ( drained)
  • 1/2 cup White Wine ( dry, like Chardonnay)
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Basil ( for garnish)
  • Lemon ( for garnish)

Directions

  • 1

    Heat 2 tbsp. of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Once the oil is hot, add the halibut and sauté until the fish is opaque, about 3 minutes per side. Move the fish to a platter and tent with aluminum foil to keep warm.

  • 2

    Add 2 more tbsp. of olive oil to same skillet and heat. Add the shallots and cook for 1 minute. Add the tomateos, olives, capers, and white wine. Mix together and bring mixture to a boil. Cook for about 5 minutes, until the wine is reduced by half. Season with salt and pepper to your taste.

  • 3

    Serve fish over a bed of risotto or rice, with a scoop of the tomato, olive, and caper sauce over top. Garnish with fresh basil leaves and a squeeze of lemon juice. Enjoy!


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Recommended Pairings

Prosecco

Prosecco

Made from Glera grapes, Prosecco is Italy's great sparkling wine. It's becoming increasingly popular for its light bubles and crisp flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Prosecco, France

Pairs great with:

  • Prosecco is an easy pairing partner, but it's especially great with seafood

Pinot Grigio

Pinot Grigio

Known as Pinot Grigio in Italy, and Pinot Gris elsewhere, this is often a lighter white wine with lemon, pear and citrus fruit flavors.


Top Regions:

  • Alto Adige, Italy
  • Alsace, France
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Pairs great with:

  • Light seafood and chicken dishes
 

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