Grilled Halibut with Turmeric, Garlic and Capers

Grilled Halibut with Turmeric, Garlic and Capers

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Recipe Rating: 3.04608
Serves 4
In this easy and impressive dish, grated fresh turmeric gives grilled halibut a rich golden hue. As a member of the ginger family, turmeric has a familiar bite that perfectly balances the slight sweetness of the fish.
Ingredients: 
  • 2 large cloves garlic, grated
  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon grated fresh turmeric (from a 2- to 3-inch peeled piece, or 2 teaspoons ground turmeric)
  • 4 (6-ounce) skin-on halibut steaks
  • 2 tablespoons brined capers, drained and roughly chopped
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
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Method: 
In a large bowl, stir together garlic, oil, salt and turmeric to make a paste. Add fish and toss until well coated. Let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.  

Meanwhile, prepare a grill or grill pan for medium heat cooking. Grill fish, flipping halfway through, until deep golden brown and just cooked through, 12 to 15 minutes total. In a small bowl, using a fork, mash capers with lemon juice. Spoon over hot fish and serve.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 230 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 85mg cholesterol, 540mg sodium, 2g carbohydrates, 32g protein.
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