Halibut in Cider

Hard cider ties this simple meal together.

January 2, 2013

Serves: 4
Prep:  7 min
Cook: 13 min
Total: 20 min

  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 3/4 pound halibut
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 2 tomatoes, cut into 1-inch pieces (about 2 cups)
  • 3/4 cup hard cider

1. Place flour on plate and add salt and pepper to taste. Roll halibut in flour, making sure all sides are coated. Shake off excess.


2. Heat oil in cast iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add halibut and brown 3 minutes. Turn and brown second side 2 minutes. Remove to plate.

3. Raise heat and add garlic, tomatoes, and cider to skillet. Cook 5 minutes, or until sauce is thickened. Return fish to skillet, lower heat, and cook in sauce 3 minutes. Remove fish to 2 dinner plates and spoon sauce over fish. Serve with rice, if desired.

Nutritional Facts per serving
Calories     357.6 cal
Fat     8.8 g
Saturated fat     1.2 g
Cholesterol     54.4 mg
Sodium     108.5 mg
Carbohydrates     29.5 g
Total sugars     13.1 g
Dietary fiber     2 g
Protein     38.4 g

Courtesy of the Rodale Healthy Recipe Finder.

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