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Baked Nut Crusted Halibut Recipe

Baked Nut Crusted Halibut

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.

  • Total Cook Time1 hr 15 mins
  • Prep Time 15 mins
  • Cook Time1 hr
  • Recipe Servings2
  • Medium

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

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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
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tomatoes once the onions have softened and turned translucent.
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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.
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Finally whisk in the cubes of frozen butter, gradually and one at a time.
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Sprinkle around the fish or serve in a sauce boat.
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For the baked Halibut:
9.
Sprinkle the lime juice and extra virgin olive oil over the halibut fillets and season with salt and
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pepper.
11.
Heat a heavy skillet, sprinkle the cooking olive oil and add the butter, add the halibut
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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,
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sprinkle the chopped nuts over the fillets to cover in an uniform layer.
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Bake in a pre-heated oven at a 180*C for 20 minutes,
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Serve immediately with a helping of the cherry tomato and white onion torte and a sprinkling off the orange-ginger sauce.
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