Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut Recipe

Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

Light and refreshing, this grilled halibut has the simple, delicate flavors of lemon and basil. Serve over a bed of rice or pair with grilled vegetables. Try making this for your next barbeque and watch as your guests fall in love with your cooking.

What You'll Need

  • 4 halibut steaks
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL capers
  • 1 large green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL ​lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Season fish with salt and black pepper and place onto grill. Cook for 5 minutes per side.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Let vinaigrette sit while fish is cooking. When halibut is cooked, remove from heat and drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve with your favorite grilled vegetables.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 481
Total Fat 13 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 191 mg
Sodium 305 mg
Carbohydrates 14 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 75 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)