Alaskan Halibut Lasagna Recipe
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Alaskan Halibut Lasagna Recipe

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I use tender, mild halibut that we catch in Cook's Inlet near our home for this delectable white lasagna. Even "meat and potatoes lovers" compliment its great taste. You can substitute cod or chicken for the halibut if you like. -Evelyn Gebhardt, Kasilof, Alaska
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 35 min. Bake: 40 min. + standing
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1-1/2 pounds halibut steaks, bones removed and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 8 ounces lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Swiss cheese
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 499 calories, 29 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 116 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add halibut and thyme. Cook until fish flakes easily with a fork, about 10 minutes. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Remove and set aside.
  2. Add the remaining butter to the skillet. Stir in flour and salt until smooth; cook and stir until golden brown. Gradually add broth and cream. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.
  3. In a greased 13-in. x 9-in. baking dish, layer half of the noodles, halibut, white sauce and cheese. Repeat layers. Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover; bake 20 minutes longer or until bubbly. Let stand 15 minutes before serving. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Alaskan Halibut Lasagna in Taste of Home August/September 2000, p31

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 499 calories, 29 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 116 mg cholesterol, 538 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 31 g protein.

Full-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a full-bodied white wine such as Chardonnay or Viognier.

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Reviewed Dec. 14, 2012

my one year old couldn't stop saying "MMMM!!!" with every bite! we used Cod because we couldn't get fresh halibut and it was absolutely delicious. and SO EASY TO MAKE!

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Reviewed Oct. 30, 2012

This is a keeper! Even better the next day.

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Reviewed Sep. 28, 2012

Wonderful!! I used halibut the first time and next used a white fish. Was great tasting both times. Even Grandkids liked it.

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Reviewed Sep. 26, 2012

This Alaskan loved it! Modifications: I use a little less halibut and add 8 oz. imitation crab. The recipe is unclear about the noodles, since half a 16 oz. package is 9 noodles. To adjust for this and make sure there's enough sauce to go around, I use an 11x7 baking dish and use three layers of three noodles each, leaving some sauce and extra cheese to cover the top noodle layer. I've used both Swiss and a half-mozzarella, half-Parmesan mixture--both were good.

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Reviewed Nov. 16, 2011

Outstanding! Better than anything I have tasted in a fine seafood restaurant. I made as directed except I used no bake lasagna noodles and 4 cups of mozerella cheese instead of the 2 cups of swiss. Next time I make it, I think I will use half mozerella and half shredded parmesan cheese. I recommend doubling the recipe for the sauce as it was not enough to finish the layering. I had to make another batch before I could place it in the oven. There were plenty of leftovers to enjoy the next day. This would also make a great potluck dish. Thanks for the recipe.

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