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Baked Halibut Recipe

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This recipe for Baked Halibut, by , is from The Duke Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Lois Duke
Added: Friday, February 15, 2008


2 T. olive oil
1 onion thinly sliced
salt and pepper
1/2 c. peeled, seeded and chopped tomatoes or
24 oz. can tomatoes, drained and chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 T. minced basil
1 1/2 tsp. minced thyme
4 halibut fillets
1/2 c. chicken broth combined with 2 tsp. cornstarch
2 tsp. tomato paste
1/4 cup minced parsley

In a skillet heat the oil over moderate heat; add the onions, stirring occasionally, for 5-7 minutes. Add the tomato, garlic, basil and thyme and cook until thick about 3-5 minutes. Spoon half the tomato mixture into an oiled shallow baking dish.
Arrange the fish on top of the tomato mixture and sprinkle them with salt and pepper. Spoon the remaining tomato mixture over the fish and bake in a preheated 375 F oven, covered with foil,about 15 minutes.
With a spatula, carefully transfer the fish to a large plate. Bring the tomato mixtue to a simmer and add the broth and cornstarch mixture and the tomato paste, simmer, stirring until thickened. Add fish back to the tomato mixture and serve.




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