2 results for tag: Halibut


For the Halibut…

I've been craving my favorite fish, halibut. It's not aways available here in good old Beaufort, SC. So when I find a piece or two, I tend to snatch them up pretty fast. I read last week that halibut is the "poor man's lobster." Yikes! If that's true, I hate to learn what lobster prices must be.I paid $14.99 EACH for two 6 ounce portions of halibut on Saturday. Thankfully, they were worth every single cent! Since I'm currently going through a southwestern stage, (we've had tacos, burritos and Mexican salads every which way for the past few weeks) I decided to spice up the yummy white fish steaks with some chipotle. It was delicious! If you can't find ...

Halibut with Olive Tappenade

Halibut is my new favorite fish! It's white and meaty and not at all “fishy.” It's actually like a flounder steak – which is interesting because Halibut are flat like flounder and come from the flounder family. The name Halibut is derived from haly (holy) and butt (flat fish) because it's eaten very often on Christian holy days. Found in the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans, Halibut are highly regarded food fish.  Halibut tend to be expensive costing anywhere from $25 to $45 per pound. And, they're totally worth the money! I recently bought a five pound piece of Halibut fillet, cut it into 16 large portions and froze them to eat this ...