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Sicilian Style Braised Halibut

Close your eyes and imagine yourself relaxing by the Mediterranean Sea eating a delicious dish. We can’t help you get there but we can help with the meal. Try this Sicilian-Style Braised Halibut cooked in your oven with a Ziploc Endurables® Medium Container.

Cook time

40 mins

Prep time

10 mins


1 cup slivered fresh fennel
¼ cup slivered onion
1 large garlic clove, minced
½ tsp dried oregano
Dash of crushed red pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup undrained canned petite tomatoes
8 small pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp dry red wine
1 tsp capers
2 skinless halibut fillets (6 oz. each), 1 to 1¼ inches thick
1 orange zest
Freshly cracked black pepper
4 Italian bread slices
1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

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Ziploc Endurables® Medium Container

Freeze it. Bake it. Boil it. Microwave it. Ziploc Endurables® Medium Silicone Containers are designed to go directly from freezer, to oven, to table.

Due to their durable platinum silicone material, these mighty Medium Containers can withstand extreme temperatures and can be reused over and over again. They're oven-safe up to 425 °F and work seriously well in a sous vide. They're also freezer safe

The thoughtfully designed Cool Grab Tabs™ allow for easy handling after heating. Secure Seal Technology helps keep food fresh while stored or frozen.

This Medium silicone Container holds up to 4 cups so it's perfect for preparing dinner for the whole family or storing your leftovers for the next day. Plus, you can say goodbye to doing the dishes, as it's dishwasher safe on the top and bottom racks.

The Ziploc Endurables® Medium silicone Container is an all-in-one solution to mealtime, designed to be continuously used, reused, then recycled. The possibilities are infinite!

Front of Ziploc medium container
Heat oven to 375 °F.
Combine fennel, onions, garlic, oregano, crushed red pepper and oil in Endurables® Container. Close zipper, leaving 1 inch opening to vent. Place on microwave-safe dish and microwave on HIGH 4 mins. or until fennel is tender, stirring to redistribute after 2 mins.
Add tomatoes, olives, tomato paste, wine and capers. With zipper open, microwave 2 to 3 mins. or until tomato mixture comes to boil.
Nestle fish in single layer in tomato mixture; top fish with orange zest and black pepper. Place Endurables® Container on baking sheet.
Bake with zipper open 20 mins. or until fish flakes easily with fork.
Toast bread; place each slice on serving plates. Top with fish, tomato mixture, basil and nuts.

Tips & Hints

Use haddock or cod fillets instead of the halibut fillets.

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