Garlic Halibut Steaks

Garlic halibut steak
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 12 mins
Total: 27 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
487 Calories
30g Fat
13g Carbs
41g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 487
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 30g 39%
Saturated Fat 4g 22%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 1312mg 57%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Protein 41g
Calcium 108mg 8%
*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 great fish for the grill because it is so versatile and can take on so many different flavors. This recipe is loaded with garlic and herbs that flavor the fish without overpowering it.


  • 4 halibut steaks (6 ounces/170 g each)
  • 1/2 cup/120 mL olive oil
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL dry basil
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL black pepper

Steps to Make It

  1. Combine olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, parsley, basil, salt and pepper and pour into in a resealable bag.

  2. Add halibut steaks.

  3. Seal bag.

  4. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.

  5. Preheat grill.

  6. Remove halibut from bag and place on hot grill.

  7. Grill for four to six minutes per side. Fish is done when it reaches an internal temperature of 145 to 150  F.  

  8. Remove from heat.

  9. Serve with your favorite grilled vegetables.