Moist and Savory Halibut

Halibut is a very versatile fish that can be cooked in many different ways. It is a mild fish as well that can take on a variety of flavors. This is an easy way to prepare halibut that is moist and can be paired with any type of side dish that you might like. We enjoy seeing the different ways that fish is prepared during our travels and they are most often served with some sort of regional sauce. This is definitely more of an American take on cooking halibut, but it could easily be modified to take on a variety of different spices and flavors. This is a recipe for two and is easy enough for a weeknight dinner, but can also be dressed up for a weekend dinner with guests.

Creamy Mayonnaise and Butter Mixture


  •  2 Halibut Filets
  •  1/4 cup Parmesan Cheese – grated
  •  2 tbsp Softened Unsalted Butter
  •  2 tbsp Mayonnaise
  •  1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  •  1 1/2 tbsp Green Onions – chopped
  •  1 or 2 dashes of Hot Pepper Sauce
  •  Salt and Pepper to taste
Baked Halibut


Preheat an oven to 400 degrees. Rinse and dry the halibut filets and sprinkle both sides with salt and pepper. Combine the parmesan cheese, butter, mayonnaise, lemon juice, green onions, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Mix until smooth. Place the filets in a shallow baking dish that has been lightly greased. Bake the halibut in the oven for about 12 to 15 minutes and the filets are flakey. Remove the baking dish from the oven and turn the oven onto broil. Spread the mayonnaise mixture over the top of the fish and place into the oven on the highest rack. Broil the fish for about 2 minutes or until the mayonnaise mixture has started to brown.

Mayonnaise and Butter Mixture Melting on the Halibut
Delicious Halibut
Savory Coating


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