Halibut Steaks with Papaya Mint Salsa

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


4 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
An amazing mix of fresh, zesty salsa and good, smoky flavor—plus 161mg of magnesium—makes this dish the catch of the day! —Sonya Labbe, Los Angeles
Halibut Steaks with Papaya Mint Salsa Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium papaya, peeled, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 4 halibut steaks (6 ounces each)


  1. In a small bowl, combine the papaya, onion, mint, chipotle pepper, 1 tablespoon oil and honey. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
  2. In a large skillet, cook halibut in remaining oil until fish flakes easily with a fork, 4-6 minutes on each side. Serve with salsa.

Nutrition Facts

1 halibut steak with 1/2 cup salsa: 300 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 54mg cholesterol, 105mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 2g fiber), 36g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 5 lean meat, 1 starch, 1 fat.

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