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Roasted Halibut with Pesto Butter

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Roasted Halibut with Pesto Butter

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: gluten-free, halibut, pesto, roasted
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 388kcal


  • 1/4 cup pesto
  • 4 tablespoon butter, unsalted
  • 12 ounce fish, halibut
  • 1 cup panko (Japanese bread crumbs)
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes

Serve With

  • 4 medium carrot
  • 1 cup green beans


  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Blend pesto and butter together in a food processor.  If you want to make your own, use our Homemade Pesto Recipe.  
  • Spread the butter onto a sheet of plastic wrap. Wrap the plastic around the butter, rolling it back and forth to shape it into a cylinder. Twist the ends tightly. Chill until ready to use.  
  • Brush fish fillets with melted butter and season with salt and pepper. Dust with Panko, pressing them into the fillets to adhere. Heat a large saute pan over medium-high; add oil and saute fish for 3 minutes. Carefully turn each fillet, add tomatoes to pan, and transfer to the oven to roast for 10 minutes. Serve each fillet with a tablespoon of Pesto Butter and Tomatoes.
  • Steam carrots and green beans and serve on the side. 
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Calories: 388kcal | Carbohydrates: 21g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 288mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g

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