Pesto Baked Halibut

Pesto Baked Halibut Recipe


  • 6oz Halibut filet
  • 2 TBS Basil Pesto
  • 3 slices of vine ripe tomato
  • 2 TBS panko crumbs
  • 3 TBS shred parmesan-not the “green can” stuff
  • Five spears asparagus-cooked to al dente
  • 3 fingerling potatoes/red potatoes, sliced in half lengthwise-blanched until soft, but not falling apart.
  • Zest of one lemon


  • Combine panko crumbs, and parmesan, mix thoroughly.
  • Season halibut with salt and pepper.
  • Spread pesto on fish until you get nice coverage.
  • Place sliced tomato on top of fish, and then place a nice amount of the bread crumb topping on the fish.
  • Place onto an oiled pan and cook at 375 for 7-9 minutes, depending on thickness of fish.
  • Fish should be medium and not over cooked.
  • While fish is cooking toss potato in a little canola oil, and salt and pepper.
  • Place into oven for about 8 minutes, or until you get a nice roast on them.
  • To Plate
  • Place potato and asparagus in center of plate.
  • Carefully remove halibut from pan. Place on top of potato, and garnish with a little chopped chive, and the lemon zest.

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