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Honey-Macadamia Halibut

 

Prep time:                  10 minutes

Prep notes: 

Cooking time:           10 minutes

Yields:                           4 people

 

Ingredients: 

1/4 cup macadamia nuts
4 4-ounce halibut fillets (1-inch thick)
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 tablespoons coconut oil
3 tablespoons honey

 

Directions: 

  1. Chop nuts, spread on a cookie sheet, and toast in the oven or in a toaster on 350 degrees until golden brown, about 5-7 minutes. Check every minute or two and stir or spin tray around to toast evenly.
  2. Rinse fish and sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet.
  4. Cook one side of fillet over medium heat for 4 minutes.
  5. Flip each fillet and cook for 3 minutes on the other side.
  6. While fish is in the pan, spread a layer of honey on each fillet and add a layer of nuts on top.
  7. Flip over and cook for 2 minutes and add honey and nuts to the top side.
  8. Flip again and cook 2 minutes.
  9. Halibut is cooked when the meat is no longer translucent.
  10. Remove from heat and serve.

Notes: 

  • This dish goes great with steamed string beans.