Halibut with Cilantro and Lime

Halibut with Cilantro and Lime

Halibut with Cilantro and Lime


Makes 4 servings


1 pound halibut, tuna or swordfish steaks
2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil
1/2 cup slivered red or yellow onion
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 cup coarsely chopped fresh cilantro
Lime wedges (optional)


  1. Cut halibut into 1-inch pieces; sprinkle with lime juice.
  2. Place soy sauce and cornstarch in cup; blend until smooth. Stir in ginger; set aside.
  3. Heat oil in wok or large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add onion and garlic; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add halibut; stir-fry 2 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.
  4. Stir soy sauce mixture; add to wok. Stir-fry 30 seconds or until sauce boils and thickens. Sprinkle with cilantro. Garnish with lime wedges.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup
Calories 154
Calories from Fat 19 %
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Carbohydrate 5 g
Fiber <1 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 592 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1
Meat 2-1/2

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