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Grilled Halibut with Cilantro

Grilled halibut is simple to prepare, quick grill time, and tastes amazing. Eating fish 2 to 3 times per week is a great way to add Omega-3 fats and essential micronutrients to your diet.

By Nina Nyiri

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Ingredients:

2 – 4 #halibut fillets (6oz each)

1 lime (slice into wedges)

Minced garlic (in jar to equal 3 cloves)

Sea salt to taste

Fresh black pepper to taste

½ cup fresh chopped cilantro

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

1 lime cut in half for juice

2 tablespoons organic butter


Grill Prep:

Set grill to high while prepping halibut fillets


Halibut fillet Prep:

Place halibut on large serving dish and squeeze lime juice all over fish, turn and repeat other side, season with salt and pepper. Place halibut on grill and set timer for 5-minutes cooking time per side.


Cilantro Sauce:

On stovetop, heat olive oil in skillet on medium heat, add minced garlic and cook for about 2 minutes. Add organic butter and squeeze the juice from one whole lime into the pan. Add fresh cilantro, cook and stir until wilted. Place cilantro sauce on top of fish and serve.


EAT #FISH FOR #FITNESS

Eating fish has many health benefits and is linked to improved health and fitness. Halibut is a good source of Omega-3 fats and essential nutrients. It’s a rich source of phosphorus, vitamins B6 and 12, magnesium and vitamin A. Halibut is nutrient dense and low in calories at 220 per 6 ounce serving. Consuming fish, especially fatty varieties is recommended for improved heart health, decreased hypertension, and weight loss. Halibut is also a lean protein source for muscle growth and repair. To keep fish on the healthy side, always prepare grilled or baked and not fried.