Pan-Seared Halibut with Avocado and Salsa

Prep Time 30 min
Cook Time 15 Min
Servings 4
Difficulty Easy

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsps. Crisco® Pure Canola Oil
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 cup diced beefsteak tomato or other large ripe tomato
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped red onion
  • 1 serrano chili, finely chopped or very thinly sliced
  • 3 tbsps. fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 (6 to 8 oz.) fresh halibut fillets or other fresh firm white fish fillets, such as cod or haddock, each 1 inch thick
  • Adobo all-purpose seasoning with pepper
  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 1/4 tsp. pepper
  • Lime wedges

Directions

  • Step 1

    HEAT 2 tablespoons oil in medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add corn and red pepper; saute 5 minutes. Place in medium bowl; let cool. Stir in tomato, red onion, serrano chili, 2 tablespoons lime juice, cilantro and 1/2 teaspoon salt.

  • Step 2

    RINSE fish and pat dry with paper towels. Sprinkle both sides of fish lightly with adobo seasoning. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add fish to hot oil. Cook, without turning, until golden brown on bottom, about 5 minutes. Turn fish. Reduce heat to low. Cover and cook 4 to 5 minutes or until internal temperate reads 145°F and fish flakes easily with fork.

  • Step 3

    BEAT avocado pulp in medium bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until smooth. Add 2 tablespoons oil, 1 tablespoon lime juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt and pepper, beating until blended.

  • Step 4

    REMOVE fish from skillet and arrange on serving plates. Spoon avocado sauce next to fish. Top fish with salsa. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Serving size
(1/4 of recipe)

  • Calories 550
  • Calories from Fat340g
  • Total Fat 38g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 560mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 22g
  • Dietary Fiber 9g
  • Sugars 5g
  • Protein 36g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet