ALMOND-CRUSTED HALIBUT WITH LEMON GARLIC BUTTER

            
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Ingredients

 

LEMON GARLIC BUTTER

 

1/2 tablespoon garlic, minced

1/2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice

1/2 teaspoon lemon zest

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

1/4 cup butter, unsalted (at room temperature)

 

HALIBUT

 

2 fresh halibut fillets

2 tablespoon lemon garlic butter (as per recipe set out above)

salt and pepper, to taste

3 tablespoon ground almonds

 

Directions

 

Preheat oven to 400 F. Place the halibut fillets on a lined baking tray and set aside.

Lemon Garlic Butter: In a blender or food processor, blend together the garlic, lemon juice, lemon zest, salt and pepper until pureed. Add the butter and continue to blend until fully combined.

Spread 1/2 tablespoon of the lemon garlic butter on the top surface of each halibut fillet, covering the surface completely. Sprinkle a pinch of salt and pepper on top.

Sprinkle 1 and 1/2 tablespoons of the ground almonds on each fillet and carefully spread over the butter to fully cover it.

Bake the halibut for 5 minutes.

While the halibut is still in the oven, change the oven to broil on high. Continue to cook for 5 more minutes.

Remove from oven and serve hot with a teaspoon of the remaining lemon garlic butter on top.

 

 

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