Pan-Roasted Halibut with Clamshell Mushrooms and Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Pan-Roasted Halibut with Clamshell Mushrooms and Lemon Butter Sauce Recipe
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Pan-Roasted Halibut with Mushroom Butter Sauce
Halibut fillets are pan-roasted with mushrooms in a simple lemon butter sauce. See more
  • READY IN 30 mins

Pan-Roasted Halibut with Clamshell Mushrooms and Lemon Butter Sauce

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"Mushrooms and halibut have a natural affinity for each other, and both are wonderful with the lemon-parsley butter sauce. So, whether you fear cooking fish or not, I hope you give this super simple yet fabulous recipe a try soon."

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Original recipe makes 2 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Heat oil and 1 tablespoon butter in heavy skillet over medium-high heat until butter melts and begins to foam. Add mushrooms and a pinch of salt; saute in hot butter and oil golden brown, about 5 minutes. Push mushroom to the edges to clear a space in the center of the skillet.
  2. Season halibut on each side with salt and cayenne pepper. Place halibut fillets in the center of the skillet and cook until the fillets begin to flake, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer halibut to a warm serving plate.
  3. Pour the water into the pan and bring to a boil while scraping the browned bits of food off of the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon, until water is reduced by half, 1 to 2 minutes. Pour lemon juice into mushroom mixture and stir.
  4. Stir butter and parsley into mushroom mixture. Stir constantly until butter melts and forms a sauce; remove from heat and season with salt and black pepper. Spoon sauce and mushrooms over halibut.
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  • PREP 15 mins
  • COOK 15 mins
  • READY IN 30 mins
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Mar 19, 2014

This is my first Chef John recipe that I was able to follow as it was really simple. I made it with a slight variation - did not have cayenne pepper and used paprika and did not have parsley so left it out but it was all good at the end and very surprised with the taste it gave. Only warning is that the mushroom while sautéing may release heaps and heaps of water and would affect cooking the fish - may need to consider sautéing the mushrooms until all the liquids have evaporated.

 
Mar 28, 2014

My first try of a Chef John recipe. Very easy to follow. Helps to have everything ready before starting. Goes fast. Tasted great, will do again.

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 407 kcal
  • 20%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 102 mg
  • 34%
  • Fat
  • 25.8 g
  • 40%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 41.8 g
  • 84%
  • Sodium
  • 405 mg
  • 16%

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

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