Recipe by Always Cooking Up Something
"Halibut cheeks are really delicious and super-easy to cook. Here they are pan-seared and served with a zingy orange sauce with Asian seasonings. Great with asparagus and jasmine rice for a light and tasty Spring dinner."
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fresh orange juice
minced fresh cilantro
minced fresh ginger root
red pepper flakes
4 (3 ounce)
Wow! Tasty,quick and easy. No cilantro at home, so used italian parsley. Make sure fish are very dry before going in the pan - extra moisture adds to the time to thicken the sauce and leads to leathery fish. Well, as leathery as halibut cheeks can get.
I must be missing something here, but this sauce did not taste good at all. The orange didn't pair right with the ginger, sesame, cilantro and soy. I just couldn't palette it. Was so acidic. So I just took out the orange and made it again. MUCH BETTER!
This is an outstanding recipe! I added a tsp of orange zest and an extra Tbs of fresh squeezed OJ and it was dynamite! Served with black rice drizzled with sesame oil and snap peas, a new favorite. Thanks!
Oh my this is SOOOO good!! Halibut is expensive but its wonderful in this recipe! Perfect paired with some brown rice! I used frozen halibut fillets that i thawed out and it was magnificent! :)
Really good. I used tilapia instead as I can't get good, fresh halibut in FL.
Wow! So good and so easy. I was halfway through mixing up the sauce when I realized I was out of cilantro so I left it out and it was still great. I didn't measure everything exactly so I know I was a little heavy on the ginger and garlic but we like it that way. I also used tilapia instead of halibut, we love it but fresh halibut is just too expensive for an everyday meal.
Another winner in my opinion. You do have to be nutty about the cooking time however. No more than 3 or 4 minutes if you want tender Halibut.
I substituted tangerines plus Meyer Lemon juice, in lieu of oranges and it was still a great recipe!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Halibut Cheeks with Ginger-Orange Sauce
Serving Size: 1/2 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 112
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