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Grilled Halibut with Chipotle Butter

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Grilled Halibut with Chipotle Butter
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 30 min
  • Ingredients 10
  • Servings 4
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Fire up the grill, and you can have this spicy seafood entrée on the table in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1 canned chipotle chile in adobo sauce, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon adobo sauce (from can of chipotle chiles)
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 4 halibut steaks (6 oz each)

Directions

  • 1
    Heat gas or charcoal grill. In small bowl, mix butter, chile, adobo sauce, lime juice and cilantro. Refrigerate until serving time.
  • 2
    In another small bowl, mix oil, chili powder, garlic salt and cumin. Brush both sides of each halibut steak with oil mixture.
  • 3
    Place halibut on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 15 minutes, turning once or twice, until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve halibut topped with butter mixture.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Chipotle chiles are jalapeño chiles that have been dried and smoked. In this recipe, we call for chipotles packed in adobo sauce, a delicious, rich combination of spicy ingredients that complements the chiles.
  • tip 2
    To broil halibut steaks, place on broiler pan; broil 4 to 6 inches from heat using times in recipe as a guide, turning once or twice.

Nutrition Information

290 Calories, 17g Total Fat, 32g Protein, 1g Total Carbohydrate, 0g Sugars

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
290
Calories from Fat
160
Total Fat
17g
27%
Saturated Fat
8g
41%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
120mg
40%
Sodium
400mg
17%
Potassium
480mg
14%
Total Carbohydrate
1g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
0g
Protein
32g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
4%
4%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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  • Fire up the grill, and you can have this spicy seafood entrée on the table in 30 minutes.
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