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  • 4 (4-ounce) halibut fillets, each about 1 inch thick
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 4-6 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 3-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce or gluten-free tamari
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 pounds fresh spinach leaves, lightly steamed
  • 2 cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ginger juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper

Ginger-Sesame Baked Halibut

Karin Lazarus | Delicious Living
  • Serves: 4 people
  • Calories per serving: 430

Delicate halibut, spicy ginger, a crunchy flaxseed-sesame topping, and a cool pineapple relish create a dish that’s beautiful, delicious, and full of anti-inflammatory nutrients.

  1. Combine all relish ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Preheat oven to 425°. In each fish fillet, cut a horizontal slit along one edge to form a pocket (or have your fishmonger do this). Heat 1 tablespoon of the olive oil in a small skillet; add green onions, ginger, and garlic and sauté over medium heat until soft. Fill each halibut pocket with 1/4 of the ginger-garlic mixture. Place stuffed fillets in a 9x13-inch baking dish.
  3. Wipe out the skillet and add remaining 1/2 tablespoon olive oil and sesame oil; place over medium heat. Add soy sauce and vinegar; cook for 1 minute. Drizzle over fish.
  4. In a small bowl, mix ground flaxseeds and sesame seeds; sprinkle over fillets. Bake for 10–15 minutes or until fish is flaky and cooked through.
  5. Place steamed spinach on a platter and top with cooked fillets. Serve with pineapple relish.


Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 430 calories
% fat calories: 36
Fat: 18g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 54mg
Protein: 44g
Carbohydrate: 27g
Fiber: 10g
Sodium: 562mg


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