Pan Seared Halibut Steaks with Avocado Salsa


Makes 4 servings


4 tablespoons chipotle salsa, divided
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
4 small (4 to 5 ounces) or 2 large (8 to 10 ounces) halibut steaks, cut 3/4 inch thick
1/2 cup diced tomato
1/2 ripe avocado, diced
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro (optional)
Lime wedges (optional)


  1. Combine 2 tablespoons salsa and 1/4 teaspoon salt; spread over both sides of halibut.
  2. Heat large nonstick skillet over medium heat until hot. Add halibut; cook 4 to 5 minutes per side or until fish is opaque in center.
  3. Meanwhile, combine remaining 2 tablespoons salsa, 1/4 teaspoon salt, tomato, avocado and cilantro, if desired, in small bowl. Mix well and spoon over cooked fish. Garnish with lime wedges, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size: 1 halibut steak with about 3 tablespoons Avocado Salsa
Calories 169
Calories from Fat 36 %
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Cholesterol 36 mg
Carbohydrate 2 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 25 g
Sodium 476 mg

Dietary Exchange

Meat 3

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