Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut Recipe

Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut
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  • Total: 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
481 Calories
13g Fat
14g Carbs
75g Protein
(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 barbeque and watch as your guests fall in love with your cooking.


  • 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

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.