Quick and Easy Seafood and Fish Recipes
Cajun-Style Blackened Halibut Recipe
Cajun-Style Blackened Halibut
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. minced fresh thyme
1/2 tsp. each: dried oregano, Cayenne pepper, sweet paprika, ground
pepper and Fennel seeds, crushed
4 6-oz halibut fillets
2 Tbsp. olive oil
4 tsp. butter
Preheat oven to 400º
Mix first 7 ingredients in small bowl
Place fillets on baking sheet. Brush on both sides with 1 tbsp oil.
Sprinkle top of each with seasoning.
Heat heavy large skillet (preferably cast-iron) over high heat until
very hot. Add remaining 1 tbsp oil; swirl to coat. Place fillets,
seasoned side down, in skillet. Cook until very brown on bottom, 1
Return fillets, browned side up, to baking sheet. Place in oven;
Bake until just opaque in center, about 8 minutes.
Top each with 1 tsp. butter.