Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut

Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut
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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
481 Calories
13g Fat
14g Carbs
75g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 481
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13g 16%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 191mg 64%
Sodium 305mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Protein 75g
Calcium 153mg 12%
*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.)

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 barbecue and watch as your guests fall in love with your cooking.


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

Steps 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.

  3. Enjoy!