Baked Nut Crusted Halibut Recipe

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Baked Nut Crusted Halibut
  • Chef: Jaydeep Mukherjee
  • Recipe Servings: 2
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  • Difficulty Level: Medium

Halibut is a firm white fish that is delicious when baked. Wrap the fish with chopped almonds and hazelnuts and bake this golden. Finish the dish, by drizzling some a zingy orange-ginger sauce. Well that's not where it ends, to add to that we also a tangy white onion torte and some garlic , orange sauce.

Ingredients of Baked Nut Crusted Halibut

  • For the baked Halibut :
  • 6 halibut fillets
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1 tbsp of lime juice
  • 60 ml of extra virgin olive oil
  • 90 ml of cooking olive oil
  • 4 tbsp of butter
  • 3 ½ tbsp of crushed almonds
  • 3 ½ tbsp of crushed hazelnuts
  • For cherry tomato and white onion torte :
  • 4 large white onions
  • 2 cups of cherry tomato
  • 4 tbsp of butter
  • 4 tbsp of béchamel sauce
  • 6 ½ tbsp of cheddar cheese
  • For the orange ginger sauce :
  • 8 tbsp of orange juice, freshly squeezed
  • 2 tbsp of butter, clarified
  • 4 tbsp of butter, frozen and cubed
  • a pinch of garlic, finely minced
  • 1/2 tbsp of ginger, grated
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch of pepper - a pinch
  • Sugar to taste

How to Make Baked Nut Crusted Halibut

  • 1.For the Cherry Tomato and White Onion Torte:
  • 2.Dice the onions and halve the cherry tomatoes.
  • 3.Heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan, add the diced onion and sauté over high heat. Add the
  • 4.tomatoes once the onions have softened and turned translucent.
  • 5.Add white sauce and grated cheddar cheese.
  • 6.Put into a buttered and breaded pie dish.
  • 7.Bake at a 180*C for 40 minutes.
  • For the Orange-Ginger Sauce:
  • 1.Heat the butter in a saucepan, add the minced garlic and sauté till light golden brown.
  • 2.Add the orange juice and bring to a low summer. Reduce till slightly syrupy
  • 3.Add the grated ginger, season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • 4.Add sugar only if the sauce tastes too sour.
  • 5.Add the orange zest and remove the pan from the fire.
  • 6.Finally whisk in the cubes of frozen butter, gradually and one at a time.
  • 7.Sprinkle around the fish or serve in a sauce boat.
  • 8.For the baked Halibut:
  • 9.Sprinkle the lime juice and extra virgin olive oil over the halibut fillets and season with salt and
  • 10.pepper.
  • 11.Heat a heavy skillet, sprinkle the cooking olive oil and add the butter, add the halibut
  • 12.fillets to the pan, skin side down and cook over moderate heat till the skin crisps up and colours to a dark golden brown.
  • 13.Place the fillets, skin side down, on a baking tray lined with parchment or a baking sheet,
  • 14.sprinkle the chopped nuts over the fillets to cover in an uniform layer.
  • 15.Bake in a pre-heated oven at a 180*C for 20 minutes,
  • 16.Serve immediately with a helping of the cherry tomato and white onion torte and a sprinkling off the orange-ginger sauce.