Baked Halibut with Mushroom Cream Sauce

Halibut With Mushroom Cream Sauce
Diana Rattray
  • 45 mins
  • Prep: 15 mins,
  • Cook: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 Servings
Ratings (10)

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.

What You'll Need

  • 4 halibut fillets (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons butter (melted)
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste
  • For the Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 4 to 6 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 4 to 6 green onions (trimmed, thinly sliced)
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt (or Cajun seasoning)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic seasoned pepper (or other pepper blend)

How 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.
  1. Gradually stir in chicken broth and milk until smooth. Add sherry and seasonings. Continue cooking, stirring constantly, until sauce is thickened and bubbly.
  2. Serve the halibut with sauce.

This recipe can be easily halved for 2, or cook 2 halibut fillets and freeze half of the sauce for another meal.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 523
Total Fat 25 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 8 g
Cholesterol 158 mg
Sodium 1,020 mg
Carbohydrates 27 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Protein 46 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)