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Easy Pan Seared, Oven Roasted Halibut

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time5 minsCook Time15 minsTotal Time20 mins

halibut

 2 lbs halibut fillets, 1 1/2 to 2 inches thick, cut into 4 pieces
 kosher salt
 black pepper
 3 tbsp olive oil, or grapeseed oil
1

Preheat oven to 425°F.

2

Remove fish from refrigerator and place on paper towel lined plate to soak up moisture for 15 minutes. Make sure the fish is dry before cooking.

3

Season both sides with salt and pepper.

4

In a large 12 inch pan, heat on high. Add oil and heat until it starts to smoke, reduce to medium-high heat.

5

Gently place the fish into the pan. Lightly press down on the fish with a spatula to create a nice sear, do not move fish. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes. Remove and place in oven immediately.

6

Roast the halibut until the internal temperature reaches 135 to 140°F, is opaque and flaky, about 7 to 10 minutes.

7

Transfer the fish to a paper towel lined plate to soak up any excess oil. Serve immediately with vegetables.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4