Halibut Olympia

A Combination of Comfort and Sophisticated - The Best Way to Make Halibut Olympia!

Halibut Olympia is such a fun dish to make and while there are a few variations on this classic dish, we think we have come up with the perfect way to make this recipe. There are only a few simple steps that will lead you to a deliciously, decadent meal. This is one of those recipes that even fish skeptics will love. You really can use any variety of white fish in place of the halibut, but we have to say that the traditional version is by far the best. This recipe is a rich combination of flaky halibut smeared with a decadent cream sauce then topped with buttery crisp breadcrumbs set on top of a bed of perfectly caramelized onions.

Halibut Olympia Recipe With Fork

Wild Alaska Halibut is a white, flaky fish loaded with protein. Here at Sizzlefish, our halibut is wild caught off the pristine waters of Southeast Alaska, off Baranof Island. Our fish is size selected to yield perfectly tender, flaky fillet servings. This light fish is an elegant treat and one of the highest-valued seafood items. Alaska Halibut is also a naturally lean fish which makes it a perfect fish for this recipe! Alaska Halibut is also packed with vitamins and minerals such as phosphorus, vitamins B6 & B12, magnesium, Niacin, iron, zinc, vitamin A and Omega-3 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids help to reduce the risk of irregular heartbeat, lower triglyceride levels, and slow plaque growth in arteries.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 40 minutes

Total Time: 50 minutes

Servings: 4 servings

Halibut Olympia Recipe Ingredients

Halibut Olympia Ingredients

  • 4 Sizzlefish Halibut Fillet
  • 1 Large Onion, sliced thin
  • 1 TBSP Butter
  • 1/2 cup Mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Lemon, zested and juiced
  • 1 Garlic Clove, minced
  • 2 tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 3-4 Shakes of Tabasco
  • Kosher Salt, to taste
  • Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste
  • 1 cup Bread Crumbs
  • ¼ cup Chopped Parsley, divided
  • ¼ cup Unsalted Butter, melted

Halibut Olympia Preparation Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375˚F. Oil or butter an 8 x8 casserole dish or prepare in a 10 in cast iron skillet.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoon butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sliced onions to the heated pan. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Sauté, stirring often, until they become soft and caramelized, about 5-10 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside to cool.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, 1 tsp lemon zest, minced garlic, Dijon mustard, and tabasco sauce, stir well.
  4. In a separate bowl, combine the bread crumbs, 2 tablespoons parsley, and melted butter; stir well.
  5. Place the sauteed onions in the prepared casserole dish or cast iron skillet. Add the halibut fillets to the pan on top of the sauteed onions. Season the fillets with salt and pepper.
  6. Evenly spread the mayonnaise mixture over the top of halibut fillets. Next, sprinkle the bread crumb mixture over the mayonnaise mixture. Place the casserole dish in the preheated oven and bake for 25-30 minutes or until the halibut reaches 140 ˚F. Broil if necessary to brown the topping to your liking. Serve immediately.


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