Halibut and Green Sauce

Halibut and Green Sauce
  • 4Servings


  • 4 6 - 8 ounces halibut fillets
  • Old Bay Seasoning
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/3 cup EVOO (extra-virgin olive oil), plus more for drizzling
  • 1/2 cup torn basil
  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley
  • A handful fresh dill
  • 1/4 cup large capers, drained
  • 1 shallot, coarsely chopped
  • 2 large cloves garlic, finely chopped or grated
  • 4 anchovy fillets
  • 4 cups baby arugula
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Crusty bread, for serving


Season the halibut with the Old Bay or salt and pepper and drizzle with EVOO. Using a food processor, pulse the basil, parsley, dill, capers, shallot, garlic and anchovies with 1/3 cup EVOO until finely chopped.

In a large skillet, cook the halibut, turning once, over medium-high heat until cooked through, about 7 minutes. Top the fish with the green sauce.

Dress the arugula with the lemon juice, a drizzle of EVOO and salt. Serve the greens with the fish and bread.