Halibut steaks with lemon-caper sauce

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5 min


4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 6 minutes, Grilling Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 firm-fleshed fish steaks , such as halibut, about 1-in. thick
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 garlic cloves , crushed
  • 3 green onions , thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp well-drained capers , coarsely chopped
  • pinch salt
  • pinch ground black pepper


  • Oil grill and heat barbecue to medium-high. Lightly oil fish and place on grill. Barbecue, uncovered, 5 to 6 minutes per side. If you wish to broil in the oven, preheat broiler. Place oven rack about 5 inches (12.5 cm) from broiler. Lightly oil fish and place on a broiler pan. Broil for 4 to 5 minutes per side or until a knife tip inserted into fish comes out warm.
  • Meanwhile, in a small frying pan, melt butter over medium-low heat. Add garlic and sauté 5 minutes. Stir in green onions and sauté 1 minute. Add lemon juice, capers and salt and pepper to taste. Place fish on a platter. Season with salt and pepper. Drizzle with lemon-caper sauce.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 326,
  • Protein
  • 36 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 1.6 g,
  • Fat
  • 18.7 g,

A simple lemon juice and caper sauce brings out the best fish flavour whether you’re grilling or broiling.