Broiled Halibut with Chermoula

2 Comments

Broiled Halibut with Chermoula

If you haven't already, you'll want to add chermoula to your condiment repertoire.

This bright green Moroccan herb sauce is so simple to prepare: just toss cilantro, parsley, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, salt and our Harissa Powder in the blender or food processor. The result is herbaceous, garlicky and a little spicy.

Harissa Powder is a blend of Moroccan and North African origin that includes paprika, cumin, coriander, garlic, cayenne, cinnamon and caraway. 

Use chermoula liberally: as a marinade for fish, chicken or pork; as a dollop of green goodness on a bowl of soup or beans; slathered on a sandwich; drizzled on pizza; or whisked into a salad dressing.

Traditionally, chermoula is paired with white fish, as in this recipe for halibut. The broiler keeps the fish juicy. Keep an eye on the sauce while the halibut is in the oven, turning or adjusting the height of the baking sheet as needed to avoid burning. 

You'll have extra chermoula left over so you can experiment with your soon to be favorite condiment!

Broiled Halibut with Chermoula

Serves 4

1 1/2 lbs halibut (or another firm white fish)
Flake salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 recipe chermoula
Lemon slices, for garnish

Directions:

Season the fish with salt and pepper.

Coat the fish on both sides with chermoula, using a spatula to spread it. You should use about half of the chermoula. Chill for 15 to 20 minutes.

Preheat the broiler.

Set the fish on an oiled, rimmed baking sheet. Position the rack 2-3 inches under the broiler. Broil until the fish is opaque and flakes apart with a fork; about 5 minutes. Serve with extra chermoula and lemon slices.




2 Responses

Erica Perez
Erica Perez

April 23, 2019

@John, Great to hear! I know, the halibut is spendy for sure. It’s also great with mahi mahi. Glad you enjoyed it!

John Arzio
John Arzio

April 20, 2019

We made this recipe last night with fresh cod instead of halibut(@ $27.00per lb.) it was fabulous !! Love the Chermoula pesto/sauce.

Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Recipes

Crispy Chicken Thighs and Potatoes with Baharat and Lemon
Crispy Chicken Thighs and Potatoes with Baharat and Lemon

We love the classic comfort dish of roast chicken thighs, especially because there are so many delicious iterations. 

Continue Reading

All Purpose Seasoning Mushroom Lentil Burgers
All Purpose Seasoning Mushroom Lentil Burgers

2 Comments

Say goodbye to your store bought veggie burger, and hello to your new staple, a hearty mushroom and lentil burger that is packed with flavor.

Continue Reading

Sheet Pan Salmon with Roasted Veggies and All Purpose Seasoning
Sheet Pan Salmon with Roasted Veggies and All Purpose Seasoning

The simplest meal - in under 30 minutes and (almost) no dishes! This sheet pan meal is the perfect weeknight supper, and can be customized based on your family’s preferences. 

Continue Reading