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Fruity Halibut Steaks Recipe

Fruity Halibut Steaks Recipe

My friends and family rave about this special recipe every time I serve it. I like to make and refrigerate the salsa about 4 hours early so the flavors can blend.—Patricia Nieh, Portola Vally, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup chopped peeled mango
  • 2/3 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped seeded peeled cucumber
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons chopped seeded jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 6 halibut steaks (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; chill until serving.
  • 2. Brush halibut with oil; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill halibut, covered, over high heat or broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 3-5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Serve with salsa. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.

Nutritional Facts

1 halibut steak with 1/2 cup salsa equals 332 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 73 mg cholesterol, 323 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 48 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.