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15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

Today’s Recipe

If you don’t know what to serve for dinner tonight .

Get an extra boost of health-promoting vitamin A from the tomatoes and heart-healthy monounsatured fats from the avocados in this great addition to your Healthiest Way of Eating.

15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes


  • 6 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/4 cup minced scallion
  • 1-2 tsp finely minced jalapeno pepper
  • 3 TBS chopped fresh cilantro
  • 8 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 medium ripe but firm avocado, diced into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup + 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 4 6 oz halibut steaks or fillets
  • salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Press garlic and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out its health-promoting properties.
  2. Mix together garlic, scallions, jalapeno pepper, cilantro, tomatoes, avocado, 1/4 cup lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  3. Heat 2 inches of water in the bottom of a steamer and let it come to a boil.
  4. Rub halibut with 1TBS lemon juice and season with a little salt and black pepper. Place in steamer and steam 10 minutes for every inch of thickness. (e.g., 5 minutes if it is 1/2-inch thick)
  5. Place fish on plate, and top with salsa.

Serves 4

Serving Suggestion: Serve with Mexican Corn on the Cob and Green Salad

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One thought on “15-Minute Halibut with Avocado Salsa

  1. That looks so good! Love that it’s quick! Now I wanna try steamed halibut! Thanks for sharing! I’m new to blogging and love that there is a foodie community! If you have time, please check out my blog: http://shecooksandheeats.wordpress.com/. And of course! Any advice would be great 🙂

    Posted by kat | July 29, 2011, 8:40 pm

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