Alaska Gold Halibut with Lemon Dressing Recipe

Alaska Gold Halibut with Lemon Dressing Recipe

Ingredients:

4 Alaska Gold Halibut portions, thawed
6 Tablespoons butter, divided
Finely grated zest and juice of 1 large lemon
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
4 sprigs lemon thyme (or ½ teaspoon dried thyme)
2 Tablespoons olive oil
2 leeks (white and light green part only), sliced
2 zucchini, sliced
5 to 6 oz. baby spinach leaves
2 Tablespoons dry white wine or vegetable broth

Instructions:

Heat broiler/oven to medium-high heat (450°F).

Rinse any ice glaze from frozen Alaska Gold Halibut portions under cold water; pat dry with paper towel. 

Arrange halibut portions on a spray-coated or foil lined baking sheet.  Broil 5 to 7 inches from the heat source for about 5 minutes.  Remove fish from oven, and place 1/2 tablespoon butter on top of each fillet.  Sprinkle with 2 teaspoons lemon juice, then season with salt and pepper.  Return to oven and cook an or 4 to 6 minutes for fresh/thawed fish. Cook just until fish is opaque throughout.

While the halibut is cooking, add remaining butter to a saucepan with the lemon zest, remaining lemon juice and mustard. Heat gently, whisking until melted, then add the thyme. Keep warm.

Heat the olive oil in a wok or large pan; cook the leeks and zucchini over medium heat until soft. Add the spinach and wine or broth, stirring until the leaves have wilted, about 1 to 2 minutes.

Serve the halibut and vegetables, pouring the warm lemon and thyme dressing over fillets.

Photo courtesy of Alaska Seafood.