Roasted Halibut with Garlic Sauce

Makes 4 servings –  total time approximately 25 min

1 3/4 pounds halibut fillet (1 1/2 inches thick)

3 garlic cloves

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/3 cup mayonnaise

Accompaniment: lemon wedges

Preparation Preheat oven to 450°F with rack in middle. Put fish in an oiled shallow baking dish and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Mince garlic (using a garlic press) into a bowl, then whisk in oil and a pinch of salt. Whisk in mayonnaise and spread over fish. Bake, uncovered, until fish is just cooked through, 10 to 15 minutes. After baking it and tranferring it to a platter, You can top the halibut with any number of things from sautéd diced tomatoes to chopped scallions – use your imagination and anything you have on hand.


4 thoughts on “Roasted Halibut with Garlic Sauce

    • Great advice from someone who really knows what they are talking about. You don’t get much more knowledgable than someone who actually fishes for halibut! Many thanks Carm – keep those comments coming.

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