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Grilled Halibut in Citrus Marinade

Grilled Halibut in Citrus Marinade

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Grilled Halibut in Citrus Marinade Recipe. Looking for dish on the lighter side from the grill? This dish is comprised of 3 flavors: marinade, smoke from the grill, and the true flavor of the halibut. The marinade and smoke from the grill does not overpower the true flavor of the fish but compliments it.


halibut 4 lbs cut into 1 lb steaks
lime 4 juiced
orange 4 juiced
olive oil 1/4 cup
garlic clove 4 peeled and diced
onion 1 chopped
jalapeno chile 2 seeded and diced
black pepper 1/2 tsp
cayenne pepper 1/2 tsp
cumin 1 tsp
unsalted butter 1 cup
lemon 1 juiced
cilantro 2 Tbsps chopped
salt 1 1/2 tsps
black pepper 3/4 tsp


  1. In a bowl combine the lime juice, orange juice, and olive oil. Whisk together.
  2. Add the garlic, onion, jalapeno chile, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and cumin. Combine well.
  3. Place the fish in a glass baking dish and cover with the marinade. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours.
  4. Prepare your grill for medium heat.
  5. Before placing the fish on the grill sprinkle with the salt and pepper.
  6. Place the fish on the grill and cook for 5 minutes on each side.
  7. Remove the fish and prepare the sauce.
  8. In a small sauce pan melt the butter. Add the lemon juice and cilantro. Mix well and spoon over the fish before serving.