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Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
25 mins


1/3 cup
butter, at room temperature
75 mL
1/4 cup
chopped fresh basil
60 mL
2 tsp
grated lemon zest
10 mL
1 clove
garlic, minced
1/4 tsp
each salt and pepper
halibut steaks (6 oz/175 g each)
2 tbsp
olive oil
30 mL


Step 1

In small bowl, use a spoon to mix the soft butter with the basil, lemon zest, garlic, salt and pepper. Place a foot long sheet of plastic wrap on a work surface, spoon on the butter, roll into in a 1-in. (2.5 cm) thick log. Place in fridge until firm, about 1 hr.

Step 2

Pat halibut dry with paper towel, brush with olive oil, and season with salt and pepper. On medium-high grill, cook halibut 3 to 4 min. per side, or until just cooked through.

Step 3

Slice butter log into 1/2-in. (1-cm) thick rounds, and top each steak with 2 rounds of butter to serve.


Use leftover butter on grilled corn or other veggies.

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Characteristics 30 Minutes or Less Dinner Grill

Nutritional Facts Per Serving

Nutrition Description:
Per Serving (1/4 of the recipe):
26 g
Saturated Fat:
11 g
1 g
95 mg
36 g
200 mg
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