Sicilian-Style Braised Halibut

Total cook time: 40 minutes | Prep time: 10 minutes
2 servings

Sicilian-style Braised Halibut recipe

A Sicilian fish dish made with tomatoes and cooked in an oven


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.

Ingredients

  • 3

    Cup slivered fresh fennel

  • ¼

    Cup slivered onion

  • 3

    Large garlic clove, minced

  • ½

    Tsp. dried oregano

  •   

    Dash of crushed red pepper

  • 3

    Tbsp. olive oil

  • 1
  • 3

    Cup undrained canned petite tomatoes

  • 10

    Small pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half

  • 3

    Tbsp. tomato paste

  • 3

    Tbsp. dry red wine

  • 3

    Tsp. capers

  • 4

    Skinless halibut fillets (6 oz. each), 1 to 1¼ inches thick

  •   

    Zest from 1 orange

  •   

    Freshly cracked black pepper

  • 6

    Italian bread slices

  • 3

    Tbsp. chopped fresh basil

  • 1

    Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted

Directions

  • 1

    Heat oven to 375°F.

  • 2

    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 min. or until fennel is tender, stirring to redistribute after 2 min.

  • 3

    Add tomatoes, olives, tomato paste, wine and capers. With zipper open, microwave 2 to 3 min. or until tomato mixture comes to boil.

  • 4

    Nestle fish in single layer in tomato mixture; top fish with orange zest and black pepper. Place Endurables Container on baking sheet.

  • 5

    Bake with zipper open 20 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork.

  • 6

    Toast bread; place each slice on serving plates. Top with fish, tomato mixture, basil and nuts.

Tip

Use haddock or cod fillets instead of the halibut fillets.