Sautéed Halibut with Romesco Sauce

Updated: Dec 13, 2020



Ingredients

  1. 2 medium bell peppers

  2. 1 dried ancho pepper stemmed and seeded

  3. 1/2 tsp salt

  4. 1 1/2 tbsp slivered almonds toasted

  5. 1 tbsp hazelnut oil or olive oil

  6. 1 tbsp red wine vinegar

  7. 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper

  8. 1/8 tsp ground red pepper

  9. 2 garlic cloves chopped

  10. 1 slice whole wheat bread

  11. 4 halibut fillets 6 ounce

  12. Cooking spray

  13. 4 lemon wedges

Instructions

  1. Preheat broiler

  2. Cut bell pepper in half; discard seeds and membrane.

  3. Place bell peppers, skin side up, on a baking sheet; flatten.

  4. Broil 10 minutes or until blackened. Add ancho; broil 2 minutes.

  5. Place bell peppers in a paper bag; close tightly. Let stand for 5 minutes; peel.

  6. Place bell peppers, in ancho, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and next 7 ingredients in a food processor; process until smooth.

  7. Heat large skillet over medium-high heat.

  8. Sprinkle 1/4 teaspoon of salt over fish.

  9. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add fish to pan; cook 6 minutes on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

  10. Top with sauce, serve with lemon wedges

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