Halibut with Caper Vinaigrette


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 lemon, half of it juiced, the other half sliced in wedges for serving
  • 2 tablespoons champagne or red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons capers
  • 1 teaspoon mustard
  • fresh thyme
  • salt & pepper


  1. Season your fillets with salt & pepper
  2. Fire up the stovetop and get your pan super hot, add vegetable oil, swirl in pan
  3. Sear your halibut fillets, starting with the skinless side, until golden, about 3-4 minutes.
  4. While your fish is searing, whisk together the mayonnaise, garlic, lemon juice, vinegar, capers, mustard, and thyme in a bowl
  5. Flip your fish and continue cooking, skin-side down, for 2 minutes
  6. Lower heat to medium-low and pour on your sauce, simmer until fish is opaque and cooked through.
  7. Plate, topping with more of the warm sauce, and enjoy!

From Sea Forager.

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