Halibut with Watermelon Salsa

Halibut with Watermelon Salsa

Serves 4
Rich and flaky, halibut is an ideal choice for a simple summer dinner. Here halibut is deliciously bathed in a tangy watermelon marinade then grilled and topped with watermelon salsa. Serve with grilled zucchini and potato salad for a memorable warm weather meal. Halibut steaks are particularly suited for grilling, but fillets are excellent, too.
  • 2 cups diced watermelon, seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut steaks or fillets
  • 1 large green onion, finely chopped
  • pinch cayenne pepper
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Using a fork, mash 1 cup of the watermelon in a wide, shallow dish until all juices are released. Stir in 1 tablespoon of the vinegar, oil, salt and pepper to make a marinade. Add halibut, turn to coat, cover, and refrigerate for 2 hours.

Toss together remaining 1 cup watermelon, remaining 1 tablespoon vinegar, green onions, cayenne, and salt and pepper to make a salsa. Set aside.

Grill halibut over moderate heat until cooked through, about 4 to 5 minutes per side, depending on the thickness. Transfer fish to a serving platter and top with salsa. Serve immediately.
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: 290 calories (80 from fat), 9g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 70mg cholesterol, 260mg sodium, 6g carbohydrates, 46g protein.
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