Halibut With Creamy Dill Sauce

Baked Halibut with Creamy Dill Sauce
Baked Halibut with Creamy Dill Sauce Photo: Diana Rattray
Prep: 7 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 27 mins
Servings: 4 servings
Yield: 4 fillets
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
606 Calories
31g Fat
5g Carbs
74g Protein
Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label
Nutrition Facts
Servings: 4
Amount per serving
Calories 606
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 14g 71%
Cholesterol 249mg 83%
Sodium 277mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 5g 2%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 74g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 69mg 5%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 1801mg 38%
*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.)

This quick and easy baked halibut is topped with tasty creamy dill sauce. Serve this halibut with potatoes and a side vegetable or tossed salad for a perfect meal.


  • 4 halibut fillets (about 8 ounces each)

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 1 shallot, finely chopped

  • 3/4 cup heavy cream

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill, or 2 teaspoons dried dillweed

  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

  • Salt, to taste, optional

  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste, optional

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients. Preheat oven to 425 F.

  2. Brush halibut fillets with olive oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  3. Arrange in a lightly greased baking dish; bake for 15 to 20 minutes, or until halibut is cooked through and flakes easily with a fork.

  4. Meanwhile, heat butter and saute shallot until tender.

  5. Add the cream, dill, parsley, and salt and pepper to taste.

  6. Bring to a boil.

  7. Serve the sauce over baked halibut.