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Halibut with Avocado-Pineapple Salsa

Don't feel like fish? This bright salsa will also perk up chicken or pork.

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  • Servings: 6
Halibut with Avocado-Pineapple Salsa

Photography: Scheimpflug Digital

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2012


  • 2 avocados, diced small
  • 2 cups finely diced pineapple
  • 1 jalapeno, minced
  • 1 small red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice (from 2 limes)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • 6 skin-on halibut fillets (4 to 6 ounces each)
  • Arugula, for serving


  1. Heat broiler, with rack in upper third. In a medium bowl, stir together avocados, pineapple, jalapeno, onion, cilantro, and lime juice. Season with salt.

  2. Coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray and place fish, skin side down, on sheet; season with salt and pepper. Broil until fish is opaque throughout, about 8 minutes. Top fish with salsa and serve with arugula.


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