Parmigiano Crusted Halibut Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • Halibut – cut into thin medallions 2 ½ -3 oz’s wt. 8 each.
  • Salt ½ tsp.
  • Pepper ½ tsp.
  • Egg 1 each.
  • Milk 1/3 cup.
  • Reggiano Parmigiano Cheese – grated 2 ½ oz’s wt.
  • Asiago Cheese – grated 1 ½ oz’s wt.
  • Bread Crumbs – fine 1 ½ oz’s wt.
  • Clarified Butter ¼ cup.
  • Creamy Butter Sauce 4 fl. oz’s.
  • Lemon-Chive Oil 1 Tbsp.
  • Chervil - sprig 4 each.
  • Whipping Cream 1 fl. oz.
  • Butter – whole, salted 2 oz’s wt.
  • Butter – whole, un-salted 2 oz’s wt.


  2. Mix the egg and milk together until blended, set aside.
  3. In a food processor blend the cheeses and bread crumbs until powdered, set aside.
  4. Season the fillets evenly with salt and pepper.
  5. Then dip the fillets into the egg wash and press them into the cheese mixture.
  6. Hold refrigerated until needed.
  8. Place cream into a sauce pot and bring to a slow boil, let it reduce by 25%.
  9. Slowly add the butter to the cream until it is all dissolved (if the sauce is too thick at this point you may slowly stir in some warm water to thin sauce to proper consistency).
  10. Transfer and hold warm until needed.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 166g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 321  
Calories from Fat 212 66%
Total Fat 23.95g 30%
Saturated Fat 13.43g 54%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 162mg 54%
Sodium 491mg 20%
Potassium 542mg 15%
Total Carbs 1.77g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 1.21g 1%
Protein 24.08g 39%
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  • ShaleeDP
    December 13, 2017
    I would give this a try. may also try with a different fish...

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