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Halibut with Watermelon Salsa

Serves 4
Time 45 min
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.
Special Diets:
Ingredients
  • 2 cups diced watermelon, seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt plus 1 pinch, divided
  • 4 (6.0-ounce) halibut steaks or fillets
  • 1 large green onion, finely chopped
  • cayenne pepper, pinch of
  • 1/8 ground black pepper plus 1 pinch, divided
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Method

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, 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper to make a marinade. 

Add halibut, turn to coat, cover, and refrigerate for 30 minutes to 1 hour.

Prepare a grill for moderate heat cooking. 

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

Grill halibut 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.

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  • 2 cups diced watermelon, seeds removed
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, divided
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon fine sea salt plus 1 pinch, divided
  • 4 (6.0-ounce) halibut steaks or fillets
  • 1 large green onion, finely chopped
  • cayenne pepper, pinch of
  • 1/8 ground black pepper plus 1 pinch, divided
Shop with Prime

Exclusively for Prime members in select ZIP codes.