• Cooking Time: 12-15
  • Servings: 4
  • Preparation Time:


A fresh and light tasty spring/summer type dinner fish.

Not sure where I got this recipe, I've had it a while, somewhere online I think. . .


  • Zest of 3 lemons
  • 2 Tbs Sugar
  • 1 Tbs Salt
  • 1/3 cup + 1 tsp. fresh squeezed
  • lemon juice
  • 3 Tbs Chopped fresh dill
  • 4 8 oz. Halibut fillets or other firm white fish
  • 1 Tbs Olive Oil
  • 3 Tbs butter, cut up into small pieces


  • In a small bowl, combine the lemon zest, sugar, salt, 1 Tbs. lemon juice, and dill. Place fillets in a shallow dish and cover with marinade, refrigerate for about 3 hours.
  • Remove fish, set marinade aside and save for later.
  • Heat a large saute pan coated with oil.
  • Saute fillets util golden and cooked through, about 5 minutes each side.
  • Remove from heat and transfer fillets to a dish, cover to keep warm.
  • Turn heat up to high and add reserved marinade. When it bubbles and browns, add remaining lemon juice.
  • Cook 1 minute.
  • Reduce heat to low.
  • Add butter, swirling pan to melt.
  • Remove pan from heat, pour sauce over fillets and serve.

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