Baked Halibut With Mushroom Cream Sauce Recipe

Halibut With Mushroom Cream Sauce
Diana Rattray
Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Total: 45 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
551 Calories
20g Fat
12g Carbs
76g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 551
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 26%
Saturated Fat 11g 53%
Cholesterol 233mg 78%
Sodium 880mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 5g
Protein 76g
Vitamin C 6mg 30%
Calcium 133mg 10%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 2009mg 43%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

Halibut is a mild, delicious fish with a wonderful texture. These halibut fillets are simply baked with a little butter and seasonings then served with a delicious homemade mushroom cream sauce.

This recipe can be halved quite easily for two servings.


  • 4 halibut fillets, about 1 1/2 pounds

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • Salt, to taste

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

For the Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 4 to 6 ounces mushrooms, sliced

  • 4 to 6 green onions, trimmed, thinly sliced

  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • 1/2 cup chicken broth

  • 1 cup milk

  • 1 tablespoon sherry

  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt. or Cajun seasoning

  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic pepper, or other pepper blend

Steps to Make It

  1. Heat oven to 350 F. Butter a baking dish; place halibut fillets in baking dish. Brush with melted butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for about 20 to 25 minutes, basting occasionally with the melted butter, or until fish begins to flake with a fork.

  2. Remove the halibut from oven and let stand for 5 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, make mushroom sauce. In a saucepan, heat butter over medium-low heat; add mushrooms. Cook, stirring frequently, until mushrooms are golden brown and tender. Add green onions and cook stirring for 1 minute longer. Add flour, stirring until well blended. Continue cooking for 1 minute.

  4. Gradually stir in chicken broth and milk until smooth. Add sherry and seasonings. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened and bubbly.

  5. Serve the halibut with sauce.

This recipe can be easily halved for two, or cook two halibut fillets and freeze half of the sauce for another meal.

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