Halibut with salsa verde

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PersonalPoints™ per serving
Total Time
15 min
5 min
10 min
This easy dish brings fresh flavor to your table fast. Ready in just 20 minutes, this entrée pairs fresh fish with store-bought salsa to speed prep time without sacrificing flavor. You can use whatever flavor or variety of salsa that you like to change up the flavors of this dish. Two simple ingredients, fresh cilantro and lime wedges, add freshness and brightness to make this quick meal a bit more special. You can also stir 1 1/2 cups of rinsed and drained canned black beans into the salsa for additional heft, color, and flavor. Feel free to substitute cod, tilapia, grouper, or flounder in this recipe, if you like.


Uncooked halibut fillet(s)

24 oz, 4 (6-ounce) skinless

Table salt

½ tsp

Black pepper

¼ tsp

Canola oil

2 tsp

Fat free salsa

1 cup(s), verde (green) variety



Fresh lime(s)

¼ medium, cut into wedges


  1. Sprinkle the halibut with the salt and pepper.
  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add the halibut and cook until just opaque in the center, about 3 minutes on each side.
  3. Place 1 fillet on each of 4 plates and top evenly with the salsa verde. Garnish with cilantro sprigs and lime wedges. Yields 1 halibut fillet and 1⁄4 cup salsa per serving.