Pan Seared Halibut | So Easy To Make & Everything Cooks In One Pan

Pan seared halibut fillets an rectangular white dish.

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This quick and easy pan seared halibut is perfectly flaky and topped with an herby white wine sauce that features capers, olives, and pine nuts. It's ready in just 30 minutes and everything is cooked in one pan, making it the perfect easy, yet elegant, weeknight dinner!


1 lb Alaska halibut, cut in fillets

1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil

1/4 cup celery stalks, sliced

3 tbsp. Fresh Dill, chopped

3 tbsp. Fresh Parsley, chopped

3 tbsp. Capers

3 tbsp. Olives

3 tbsp. Pine Nuts

1/2 cup dry white wine

sea salt and black pepper, to taste


  1. Season the fillets with salt and pepper and sprinkle some olive oil. Heat a pan to medium high and lightly grease it.
  2. Sear the halibut filets until they are brown on both sides (around 7 minutes per side depending on the thickness). Remove from the pan.
  3. Add the celery, dill, capers, olives, pine nuts, and wine to the same pan. Sauté for 5 minutes.
  4. Serve the halibut with the sauce on top.


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