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Grilled Halibut with Rum Sauce Recipe

Grilled Halibut with Rum Sauce
Posted by: jack Thu, 4 Mar 2004, at 10:27 a.m.

Yield: 4 servings


1 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
1 Tbsp. orange juice
1 Tbsp. fresh ginger, grated
1 Tbsp. garlic, minced
1 Tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
1/4 tsp. ground cumin
1/4 tsp. allspice
1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 Tbsp. honey
1/4 cup dark rum
4 1/2 inch thick halibut steaks
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 cups mesclun or assorted salad greens such as radicchio, oak leaf, etc.
1 cup whole olives - Greek, Nicoise, etc.


In a shallow glass pan, mix together the lime juice, orange juice, ginger,
garlic, cilantro, cumin, allspice, black pepper, honey and rum.

Place halibut in the marinade, turning to coat both sides, cover pan with
plastic wrap and refrigerate. Marinate 1to 4 hours, turning occasionally.

Meanwhile, mix together the orange juice, mustard, and vinegar in a medium bowl,
add the olive oil and whisk until well blended.

Taste for salt and pepper, adding as necessary. Set aside.

Remove fish from the marinade and pour the sauce into a small saucepan, simmer
until heated through.

Grill the halibut, basting with sauce, 2 to 3 minutes on each side.

Place greens on four heated plates, spoon a tablespoon of the orange dressing
over salad. Place halibut on top of the greens and drizzle the whole thing with
the heated marinade.

Scatter olives around and serve immediately.

Serve with a nice loaf of French bread

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