Pan Fried Halibut Recipe -
Pan Fried Halibut Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Pan Fried Halibut

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"This recipe takes an often boring fish and turns it into something you'd be pleased to get at a restaurant."

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Original recipe makes 4 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    25 mins


  1. Whisk egg in a small bowl.
  2. Combine flour, herbes de Provence, seafood seasoning, salt, and black pepper in a separate small bowl.
  3. Cut halibut into 4 equal pieces.
  4. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium-low heat.
  5. Dip each piece of halibut in whisked egg.
  6. Dredge all sides of each piece in flour mixture to evenly coat; tap off excess flour.
  7. Place coated pieces immediately in the hot olive oil.
  8. Cook the halibut until lightly browned, about 5 minutes; turn and cook until fish is opaque and flakes easily with a fork, another 2 minutes.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 16, 2012

I am a pretty inexperienced cook & have always been a bit intimidated with trying to "bread" things. This was simple, quick, and the fish was so tasty! It's a basic start, easy to embelish.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 17, 2013

Flavor was good but i didn't like how the crust became soggy. I think it's because of the egg. I usually cover with flour only. Also, i find that 1 cup of flour is too much. For one pound of fish sliced in fingers, i hardly used half of it.


14 Ratings

Feb 26, 2012

Quick to make, delicious to eat. Take care not to over cook the fish.

Apr 16, 2012

Really liked this recipe. At first I thought It was a joke because I don't usually fry fish in olive oil nor use flour for batter, but it worked! Really outstanding. Using 1/2 the flour with the same amount of spice, but no salt. Great!

Aug 16, 2012

This is delicious and so quick to prepare! I have never been a big fan of halibut but this recipe changed my mind. Funny I have never thought to combine Old Bay and hers de Provence before, they blend so nicely. And the cooking directions here were spot on, though I did cook my husband's piece for about 5 minutes at 400 because he likes his fish more well done than I do. Recommend!

Mar 22, 2013

The whole family LOVED this recipe. The best halibut since our visit to Alaska a couple of years ago. There was a lot of extra flour mixture left over. Next time I will use half the flour and spices, as it didn't take much to coat 1 lb of halibut. Cooking time was just right, don't expect the fish to brown as much as the photo though.

Apr 24, 2013

Delicious! To make this healthier, I browned the halibut in oil to get the color and crust set, and then roasted in the oven at 350 for about 15 minutes, since I like my fish well done. We really enjoyed this dish.

May 19, 2013

I drastically over cooked mine (my fault NOT the fault of the recipe) however; the flavors were still very good. will make again....and watch my cooking times better :D


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  • Calories
  • 323 kcal
  • 16%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.5 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 83 mg
  • 28%
  • Fat
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Fiber
  • 1.9 g
  • 7%
  • Protein
  • 29.1 g
  • 58%
  • Sodium
  • 787 mg
  • 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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