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baked halibut with lemon butter sauce

(2 ratings)
Baked halibut with lemon butter over asparagus.
Private Recipe by
Renée G.
Uptown, AR

This is a delicious way to prepare fish that any devout red meat lover will appreciate. It's meaty and yummilicious. Any firm white fish will work - like halibut or cod.

(2 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 10 Min
cook time 12 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For baked halibut with lemon butter sauce

  • 3 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp. butter, melted
  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. worcestershire sauce
  • ¼ tsp. white pepper
  • 4 (6 oz.) fish fillets (about 1” thick)
  • 2 tbsp. minced fresh parsley, garnish
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon peel, garnish
  • lemon butter sauce for serving (recipe below)
  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled
  • ½ -1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground white pepper
  • 1 stick butter, melted
  • zest of 1 lemon

How To Make baked halibut with lemon butter sauce

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 400° F. Spray 13”x9” baking dish with non-stick spray; set aside.
  • 2
    In a shallow bowl, mix lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and butter. In a separate shallow bowl, mix flour and seasonings. Dip fillets in lemon juice mixture, then in flour mixture to coat both sides; shake off excess.
  • 3
    Place in prepared baking dish. Drizzle with remaining lemon juice mixture. Bake 12-15 minutes or until fish just begins to flake easily with a fork.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, prepare Lemon Butter Sauce
  • 5
    Mix parsley and lemon peel; sprinkle over baked fish.
  • 6
    Lemon Butter Sauce: In a blender, process the lemon juice, garlic, and salt and pepper until the garlic is fully incorporated. While still running at a low speed, pour the melted butter in through the lid opening, blending until emulsified.
  • 7
    Pour into a bowl and stir in lemon zest and any pan juices from the baking dish.
  • 8
    Pour or spoon over fish which has been placed on individual serving plates, with a steamed vegetable and a scoop of cous cous or rice pilaf, alongside.
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