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A speedy roast at high heat keeps the halibut moist and succulent, and the savory thyme-sesame-crust adds a distinctive finish. Serve with mashed potatoes and a steamed fresh vegetable of your choice.

Source: EatingWell Magazine, Fall 2003




Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with foil.

  • Mix lemon juice, oil, garlic and pepper in a shallow glass dish. Add fish and turn to coat. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

  • Meanwhile, combine sesame seeds and thyme in a small bowl.

  • Sprinkle the fish with salt and coat evenly with the sesame seed mixture, covering the sides as well as the top. Transfer the fish to the prepared

  • baking sheet and roast until just cooked through, 10 to 14 minutes. Serve with lemon wedges.


To toast sesame seeds: Place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

203 calories; protein 22.5g; carbohydrates 3.5g; dietary fiber 1.1g; sugars 0.7g; fat 11g; saturated fat 1.6g; cholesterol 55.6mg; vitamin a iu 98.3IU; vitamin c 12.9mg; folate 17.9mcg; calcium 27.9mg; iron 1.1mg; magnesium 28.3mg; potassium 547.8mg; sodium 149.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg.