Halibut with chili-orange butter

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5 min


4 servings

* PLUS Roasting Time: 10 minutes


  • 4 halibut fillets , or firm-fleshed fish fillets such as catfish, about 180-g each
  • 1 tbsp hot chili-garlic sauce
  • 1 tbsp frozen orange juice concentrate
  • 1 tbsp butter , at room temperature
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro


  • Preheat oven to 450F (230C). Line a rimmed baking sheet with foil. Place fish on sheet. In a small bowl, stir chili-garlic sauce with orange juice concentrate and butter. Spoon overtop fish. Roast in centre of preheated oven until a knife tip inserted in centre of fish comes out warm, 10 to 15 minutes depending on thickness of fish. Sprinkle with coriander. Wonderful with Shiitake-Basil Green Beans (also in the Recipe File).

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 220,
  • Protein
  • 35.6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 2.1 g,
  • Fat
  • 6.8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 0.1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 139 mg.

When entertaining on the spur of the moment, keep this recipe in mind. A simple glaze of butter, orange juice and chili-garlic sauce boosts the flavour of healthful fish.