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pan-grilled halibut with chimichurri

Recipe by
Vickie Parks
Renton, WA

I like this recipe because it's pan grilled, and that's a good year-round option for those of us in the Pacific Northwest, which our typical weather patterns tend to limit our outdoor grilling season.

yield 4 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For pan-grilled halibut with chimichurri

  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp
    shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt, divided
  • 1/4 tsp
    black pepper, divided
  • 4
    halibut steaks, each about 6-oz
  • cooking spray

How To Make pan-grilled halibut with chimichurri

  • 1
    Combine the cilantro, basil, shallots, olive oil and lemon juice in a medium bowl. Stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.
  • 2
    Heat a grill pan or heavy-duty skillet on medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray.
  • 3
    Sprinkle remaining salt and pepper over fish. Place fish in heated pan and cook 4 minutes each side, or to desired level.
  • 4
    Serve with chimichurri sauce spooned over fillets.