Chili-Lime Halibut with Corn Saute

While I feel like I default to chicken a lot for our dinners, I am always up for a good fish recipe! I found this one in veggie-full magazine and with just a little tweaking it quickly became a new favorite in our house. I know it will be requested over and over which makes me happy! Halibut is a mild, sweet tasting white fish and the chile-lime seasoning in this recipe gives it just the right amount of flavor! It has simple ingredients and takes a short amount of time to prep/cook. Both very important things for me during a busy week! The corn saute that goes with it is equally delicious and if I’m ever lucky enough to have any left over I will certainly save it and enjoy it as a cold, small side one day for lunch!
Xx, Heather

-INGREDIENTS-

4 – 5oz. filets of halibut

1 tablespoon lime juice

1 teaspoon ground chile powder or ancho chile pepper

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 teaspoon olive oil

2 2/3 cups frozen whole kernel corn, thawed

1/4 cup red onion, finely chopped

2 teaspoons seeded fresh jalapeno chile pepper, finely chopped

1 garlic clove, minced

1 tablespoon fresh cilantro, chopped

1 lime, cut into wedges

Trader Joe’s Chile-Lime seasoning blend

-PREPARATION-

1. Thaw fish, if frozen. Rinse, pat dry and set aside.

2. Combine lime juice, ground chile pepper or ancho pepper, and salt. Brush both sides of the fish with lime mixture.

3. Heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil in a 10 inch skillet over medium heat. When oil is hot, add fish and cook for about 5 minutes per 1/2 inch thickness. Remove from skillet, cover and keep warm.

4. Heat the remaining tablespoon of oil in the skillet and add corn, red onion, jalapeno pepper, and garlic. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat and stir in the cilantro and two shakes of Trader Joe’s Chile-Lime seasoning blend.

5. Serve fish with corn mixture and lime wedges.

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