Pesto Halibut

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 6-oz. halibut fillets or other firm-fleshed white fish


  • DO AHEAD TIP: Marinate fish overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • In a food processor combine all ingredients except fish; pulse until smooth.
  • Place fish in a large zipper topped plastic bag and pour pesto mixture over the top.
  • Seal bag and refrigerate overnight or for at least 4 hours.
  • Preheat indoor or outdoor grill to MEDIUM-HIGH.
  • Remove fish from marinade, discarding marinade and bag; grill fish for 3 to 4 minutes per side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Steamed asparagus and sliced tomatoes and cucumber.
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