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Minty Peach Halibut Recipe

Minty Peach Halibut Recipe

"I knew this golden entree was a winner when my mother-in-law -who owns every cookbook imaginable- asked for the recipe" relates Dawn Mayford of Granite City, Illinois. She flavors halibut steaks with a deliciously different sauce that combines fresh mint and peach preserves.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 jar (10 ounces) peach preserves
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh mint
  • 4 halibut steaks (6 ounces each)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. In a small saucepan, combine preserves and mint. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; set aside. Sprinkle fish with salt and pepper.
  • 2. Broil 4 in. from the heat for 5 minutes. Spoon half of peach mixture over fish. Broil 1 minute longer; turn, Broil 3-4 minutes more or until fish flakes easily with a fork, basting once with remaining peach mixture. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 224 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 318 mg sodium, 46 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 9 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

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