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Halibut with Shrimp Sauce Recipe

Halibut with Shrimp Sauce Recipe

Wendy Bognar of Sparks, Nevada broils delicate halibut with slices of onion and lemon, then serves the fish with a savory sauce of sour cream, seafood sauce, dill and baby shrimp. "This is our favorite seafood recipe," Wendy says.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:2 servings


  • 2 halibut steaks (8 ounces each)
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1-1/4 teaspoons dill weed, divided
  • 1 small lemon, sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup canned tiny shrimp
  • 2 tablespoons seafood cocktail sauce


  • 1. Place halibut on a broiler pan. Combine the butter, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon dill; drizzle over fish. Broil 3-4 in. from the heat for 8 minutes. Arrange lemon and onion slices over halibut. Sprinkle with garlic. Broil 2-4 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with a fork.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, shrimp, seafood sauce and remaining dill. Serve with the fish. Yield: 2 servings.

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az_jill User ID: 5181702 126944
Reviewed May. 2, 2014

"Sooooooo, I only tried the shrimp sauce and it was totally delicious. Used fresh shrimp and chopped up. Added more in there and will just use that as a meal. I love halibut and am sure that is just as good, I just didn't have it available."

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Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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