Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut

Grilled Lemon-Basil Halibut
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: Serves 4

Light and refreshing, this grilled halibut has the simple, delicate flavors of lemon and basil. Serve over a bed of rice or pair with grilled vegetables.

What You'll Need

  • 4 halibut steaks
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL olive oil
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons/30 mL fresh basil, finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons/10 mL capers
  • 1 large green onion, finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon/5 mL ​lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

How to Make It

  1. Preheat grill for medium-high heat. Season fish with salt and black pepper and place onto grill. Cook for 5 minutes per side.
  2. Combine remaining ingredients in a small bowl. Let vinaigrette sit while fish is cooking. When halibut is cooked, remove from heat and drizzle with vinaigrette. Serve with your favorite grilled vegetables.