Because of its size, halibut is cut into slices and sold in the form of steaks. Halibut slices are often sauteed, but they make a delicious dish when baked with tomatoes and flavored with onion, lemon, and bay leaf.

BAKED HALIBUT

Ingredients

2 lb. halibut steak
2 c. tomatoes
1 sm. yellow onion (sliced)
1 bay leaf
1 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. pepper
2 thin slices bacon
1 Tb. flour
Optional – add other veggies of your choice (cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, etc.)

Directions

  1. Heat the tomatoes, onion, and bay leaf in water.
  2. Add the salt and pepper and cook for a few minutes.
  3. Cut the bacon into small squares, fry it in a medium fry pan, and into this fat stir the flour. Pour this into the hot mixture, remove the bay leaf, and cook until the mixture thickens.
  4. Put the halibut steaks into a baking dish, pour the sauce over them, and bake in a slow oven for about 45 minutes.
  5. Remove with the sauce to a hot platter and serve.