Butter-Basted Halibut Steaks with Capers recipe
Get the pan smoking hot so the fish won't stick. Let it get a good sear on the first side, which will also help it release. Author: Alison Roman
Serving size: 5
Calories per serving: 147
2 ounces 14–16- bone-in halibut steaks (1"–1 1/4" thick)
kosher salt coarsely ground pepper
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
4 sprigs thyme
2 garlic cloves, peeled, crushed
3 tablespoons drained capers
Add butter, thyme sprigs, and garlic to pan and cook, tilting pan and spooning butter over fish, until halibut is opaque throughout and butter is brown about 2 minutes. Add capers; toss in butter to warm through.
Divide halibut among plates and spoon butter sauce over.