Grilled Halibut Veracruz


4 halibut fillets (6 oz) each
3 tbs vegetable oil
1 tbs paprika
kosher salt and black pepper to taste (about 1 tbs combined)
For the Veracruz sauce
1/4 cup canned green chilies, chopped
1/4 cup pimento stuffed green olives, sliced
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1 small onion, chopped
4 small plum tomato, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
1/4 tsp ground cloves
1/2 tsp brown sugar
2 tbs fresh lime juice
  • Place the fillets on a flat surface.
  • Mix together the oil, paprika and pepper and spread the mixture over both sides of each fillet.
  • To prepare the Veracruz sauce, saute the green chilies and olives in oil for 2 minutes over medium heat.
  • Add the onion, tomatoes and garlic and saute for 2 minutes. Set aside.
  • Lightly oil the grill, add the halibut fillets and grill over medium heat for 5 minutes. Turn and grill for 5 minutes more.
  • Pour Veracruz sauce over the fillets and serve.




15 min


15 min


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