Poached Halibut

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 2
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 158.7
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 46.5 mg
  • Sodium: 78.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 0.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.0 g
  • Protein: 30.2 g

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from: http://www.gastronomyinc.com/recipes/poach
from: http://www.gastronomyinc.com/recipes/poach

Number of Servings: 2


    8 oz. Halibut
    (cheesecloth to wrap halibut)
    1 cup water
    juice of 1/2 medium lemon
    1/4 cup onion
    2 sprigs fresh parsley
    1/2 tsp. salt
    6 whole peppercorns
    1 bay leaf
    (extra boiling water)


Combine all ingredients except halibut and simmer 30 minutes. Wrap halibut in cheesecloth.Carefully place halibut in poaching liquid to cover. If necessary, add boiling water. Cover and simmer allowing 10 minutes per inch of thickness measured at the thickest point, or until halibut flakes easily when tested with fork at thickest part. Remove from poaching liquid. Serve hot or cold.

Serving Size:Makes 2 servings

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  • Thank you, Antiochia, for telling me about this recipe! It's great! I didn't bother with the cheesecloth, though. I kept the poaching liquid at barely a simmer, and the fish turned out beautifully! - 6/25/12

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