We loved this recipe with halibut steaks. You can also make it with salmon steaks or Pacific cod. Serve this healthful, clean-tasting main dish with asparagus; try cooking it in the second layer of the steamer.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line a steamer with fresh mixed herbs. Season halibut steaks with salt; place on herbs. Cover, and steam over simmering water until opaque, 5 to 7 minutes. Add a squeeze of lime.

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Cook's Notes

Steaming in a closed vessel surrounds fillets or steaks with water vapor to produce clean, clear flavors. Place fish on a bed of herbs to infuse it subtly. Leave room for the steam to circulate and ensure even, rapid cooking. Try different stocks, citrus, or herbs for variations.

Variations

On "Mad Hungry," Lucinda seasoned the halibut steaks with pepper in addition to salt, and served the fish with steamed bok choy.

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03/29/2009