Traeger Kitchen


Grilled Halibut Fillets with Lemon and Butter Sauce

Prep Time

15 Minutes

Cook Time

15 Minutes

Effort

Pellets

Cherry

Grill halibut to light and flaky wood-fired perfection, before topping it with our rich & creamy lemon sauce.

Ingredients

How many people are you serving?

2

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Lemon and Butter Sauce
  • 1/2 Cup white wine

  • 1 Small shallot, thinly diced

  • 2 Sprig fresh thyme

  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 1 Tablespoon heavy cream

  • 1 Stick unsalted butter, cubed

  • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt

  • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

main
  • 4 thick-cut halibut fillets

  • Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

  • 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter

Steps

  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 425°F and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes. Place a cast iron skillet directly on the grill grate during preheat.
    Grill425 ˚F
  • 2

    To make the sauce, place wine, shallots, thyme and lemon juice in a sauce pan over medium to high heat. Bring to a simmer to reduce it by half.
    Ingredients
    • 1/2 Cup white wine

    • 1 Small shallot, thinly diced

    • 2 Sprig fresh thyme

    • 1/2 lemon, juiced

  • 3

    Turn the heat to low and add heavy cream. Add butter little by little, slowly whisking with a wire whisk after each addition (this should take about 3 to 4 minutes to add all the butter). Beat steadily, the sauce should never boil.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Tablespoon heavy cream

    • 1 Stick unsalted butter, cubed

  • 4

    Season to taste with salt and pepper then strain through a fine mesh strainer discarding the solids. Transfer strained sauce back to the sauce pan and hold warm until ready to serve.
    Ingredients
    • 1 Teaspoon kosher salt

    • 1/2 Teaspoon freshly ground white pepper

  • 5

    Season halibut with Fin and Feather Rub. Add butter to the hot cast iron pan. When the butter is hot, sear the halibut fillets in the skillet for about 4-5 minutes per side or until the fish reaches an internal temperature of 140°F.
    Grill425 ˚F
    Probe140 ˚F
    Ingredients
    • 4 thick-cut halibut fillets

    • To Taste Traeger Fin & Feather Rub

    • 2 Tablespoon unsalted butter

  • 6

    Remove from grill and serve with warm lemon butter sauce. Enjoy!

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