By Cat, Aug 2016 (photo, right, from More-To-Door (1))
I bought a halibut filet intending to prepare as my Basic Baked Halibut recipe, but then I remembered I’d just bought some Chinese Five-Spice and thought it would be really good on the Halibut, and I was right. when I’ve used up the commercial Five-Spice, I’ll make my own
See also: 1. Fish & Seafood Menu; 2. Herbs & Spices: Blends for Chinese Five-Spice
Baked Halibut or Sea Bass with Chinese Five-Spice and Lime
This is my own recipe; it is quick and easy to prepare, and delicious.
Ingredients and Equipment
- 4 – 6 oz halibut or sea bass filet per person
- Unrefined sea salt
- Freshly ground black pepper
- Dill weed, to taste (optional)
- Chinese Five Spice
- Fresh lime(s), ½ lime per serving
- Baking dish
- Lid for baking dish, or aluminum foil
- Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter baking dish.
- Arrange filets in baking dish and season with salt, pepper, Chinese Five Spice and optional dill weed, to taste.
- Cut lime lengthwise into quarters, 1 – 2 quarters per serving. Squeeze juice from one of the quarters over each fillet and arrange all quarters around the fish in the baking dish.
- Cover with lid or foil and bake in oven until tender, about 20 minutes (may take longer if more than one filet, or for thick filets).
- Remove from oven. Place filet(s) on plate or serving platter, garnishing with the lime quarters, if desired.
- Serve with a green salad and basil balsamic dressing, steamed wild rice or Wild & Brown Rice Pilaf, braised greens,, and pickled (lacto-fermented) beets.
- More-To-Door moretodoor.co. uk/shop/halibut-steaks (link removed and disguised because site contains malware)