Valdez Halibut

1 teaspoon minced onion
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup olive oil, divided
2 cups tomato sauce
2 peppercorns, ground
2 whole cloves
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons chili powder
1/2 teaspoon sugar
10 green olives, sliced
8 halibut steaks
3 potatoes, boiled and diced
4 slices bread, sauteed and cut in strips


Saute onion and garlic in 1/2 the oil. Add tomato sauce and spices, and cook for 20 minutes.

Add sugar and olives. Saute the steaks in the rest of the oil until halibut flakes.

When halibut is done, add to the sauce with the potatoes. Garnish with bread sticks.

Serves 8.


Mark Warner
Mark H. Warner was raised in Juneau and he has been fishing the waters of Alaska for more than 30 years. He grew up working with his father developing Doc Warner’s from its earliest days. After getting his Ph.D. in Mechanical engineering, he went to work in the industry where he later completed an Executive MBA. Then in 2010, his father, Doc, offered Mark and his wife, Kristina, the opportunity to move back to Alaska and operate the lodge full-time. Today, Mark has over 25 years of experience with Doc Warner’s. His knowledge and experience teaching people about self-guided fishing in Alaska are now used to create lasting memories for Doc Warner’s guests.
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