Halibut with tomatoes and capers

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

2 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 12 minutes
Halibut with tomatoes and capers


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 firm-fleshed halibut fillets
  • 2 tomatoes , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 2-Jan small red onion , chopped
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 2 tbsp capers , drained
  • 1 zucchini

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large non-stick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add fish and cook until lightly golden, about 2 min per side. Remove to a plate.
  • Meanwhile, prepare tomatoes, garlic and onion. Add to pan along with vinegar, sugar, seasonings and capers. Stir frequently until tomatoes start to break down, about 4 min. Slice zucchini.
  • Return fish to pan and scatter zucchini around fillets. Cover and reduce heat. Simmer, stirring sauce occasionally, until a knife inserted into centre of fish comes out warm, about 4 to 6 min depending on thickness. Spoon sauce over fish.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 313,
  • Protein
  • 38 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 17 g,
  • Fat
  • 10 g,
  • Fibre
  • 4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 404 mg.

Saucy herbed tomatoes lend instant Italian flavour to heart-healthy fish fillets. Be sure to have a baguette on hand to mop up all the delicious juices.