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Grilled Halibut Steaks Recipe

Grilled Halibut Steaks Recipe

"This recipe called for salmon, but I substituted another fish with delicious results," says Lisa Rowley of North East, Maryland. "It saves me time in the kitchen because all I have to do is mix up the seasoned butter, then turn it over to my husband, who does the grilling.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + standing Grill: 10 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons garlic salt
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried parsley flakes
  • 3/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 4 halibut or swordfish steaks, 1-inch thick


  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients; let stand for 30 minutes. Spread 1 tablespoon herbed butter over each halibut steak.
  • 2. Using long-handled tongs, moisten a paper towel with cooking oil and lightly coat the grill rack. Grill fish, butter side down, covered, over medium heat or broil, buttered side up, 4 in. from the heat for 5-1/2 minutes.
  • 3. Spread 1 tablespoon herbed butter over each halibut steak; turn and spread with remaining butter. Grill or broil 5-6 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 756 calories, 43 g fat (23 g saturated fat), 223 mg cholesterol, 1,248 mg sodium, 1 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 85 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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