Halibut in Chimichurri Sauce

Halibut in Chimichurri Sauce

Pan-Grilled Halibut with Chimichurri

Tangy herb sauce over pan-grilled fresh fish makes an impressive light and healthy meal.

Serve with a side of rice and veggies, or a mixed green salad.

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and about 2 teaspoons sauce) Total time: 30 Minutes


1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon finely chopped shallots

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon salt, divided

1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided

Cooking spray

4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets


1. Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium bowl; stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper.

2. Heat a grill pan over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Sprinkle remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper over fish. Add fish to pan; cook 4 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness. Serve with sauce.

Nutritional Information:  Calories 227  Fat 8.8 g  Satfat 1.2 g  Monofat 4.9 g  Polyfat 1.7 g  Protein 34.2 g  Carbohydrate 1.1 g  Fiber 0.1 g  Cholesterol 52 mg  Iron 1.5 mg  Sodium 384 mg  Calcium 80 mg

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