Halibut Parmesan Recipe | PBS Food

Firm and flaky halibut baked with a crisp Parmesan crust.


Yield: 1 serving

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  • 1 egg
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 8 ounce halibut filet
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2-3 tablespoons clarified butter


  1. Preheat oven to 375°. Make an egg wash by beating the egg and water together with fork until well combined. Put the flour on a plate and drag the halibut through the flour until the fish is completely covered. Shake off the excess flour.
  2. Put the egg wash in a wide shallow bowl and coat the floured fish with the egg wash.
  3. Put the Parmesan cheese in a wide shallow bowl and drag the fish filet through it until it is completely coated.
  4. Melt the butter in heavy-bottomed pan over medium-high head. Put the fish in the pan and brown both sides, about 2-3 minutes for each side. Place the fish in the oven for an additional 5 to 10 minutes, depending on Halibut thickness, or until the fish is opaque and a paring knife slips easily into the center of the filet.


Serving Suggestions: Plate with fries, rice, or steamed red potatoes, and garnish with lemon and parsley. Beverage Suggestions: This fish pairs nicely with a crisp Sauvignon Blanc, a buttery Chardonnay, or a bright and green Vinho Verde.
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