Baked Halibut or Sea Bass with Chinese Five-Spice and Lime

Halibut Steaks

Halibut Steaks

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
  • Butter
  • Unrefined sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • Dill weed, to taste (optional)
  • Chinese Five Spice
  • Fresh lime(s), ½ lime per serving
  • Equipment:
  • Baking dish
  • Lid for baking dish, or aluminum foil


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Butter baking dish.
  2. Arrange filets in baking dish and season with salt, pepper, Chinese Five Spice and optional dill weed, to taste.
  3. 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.
  4. 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).
  5. Remove from oven. Place filet(s) on plate or serving platter, garnishing with the lime quarters, if desired.
  6. Serve!

Serving suggestions:


  1. More-To-Door uk/shop/halibut-steaks (link removed and disguised because site contains malware)

About Cat

See my 'About' page
This entry was posted in Baked, Citrus, Fat or oil, Fish, Herbs, Spices and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink.