Drunken halibut


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Drunken halibut

  1. 1. DrunkenHalibutOne of the most delectable and versatile fish to cook is halibut because of its firm,mild and white flesh. To make a simple yet delightful gourmet meal, halibut iscooked in the crock pot with a luscious and creamy white wine sauce in this recipe.Halibut is a large flat fish. Its range in sizes depends on its age and kind. TheCalifornia halibut is relatively smaller. While the Pacific halibut is gigantic in sizeand can grow up to more than 500 pounds. Most of the time, halibut is sold assteaks in markets and groceries.Halibut is very healthy. It can be included in the weekly diet because it issustainable, especially the Pacific halibut. Most of the halibuts sold in the marketare Pacific, specifically Alaskan fishery. California halibut is available in Californiaand usually caught between 4 and 12 pounds. But these kinds of halibut are soldas fillet since they are relatively small in size. Both kinds of halibuts are similar intaste and texture. Halibut can be sold fresh or frozen. This kind of fish stores verywell as long as it is vacuum-sealed. It can retain its quality for a year. Lots of onlinevideo recipes are available for viewing just click the link.In this recipe, the halibut is cooked in the slow cooker or crock pot. It contains verylittle oil because it is a lean fish. It can dry out pretty fast when cooked improperlyor too long. While it is cooking, the white wine sauce is added to the dry halibutsteaks. It also provides moisture and flavor, allowing the meat to absorb theflavors well. There is no need to marinade the halibut like many recipes require. Inthe process of slow cooking, the flavors the fish will penetrate deep into the fleshand make a really tasty dish. Also enhancing the moisture and flavor of the fish isthe lemon added at the end.
  2. 2. Ingredients250gms packages halibut - steaks,thawed2 tablespoons flour, all-purpose1 tablespoon white sugarSalt to taste100gms butter1/3 cup white wine - dry2/3 cup milk - or half and half1 lemon cut into 41. Dry the halibut steaks. Then put them in Crock-Pot.2. Mix the flour, sugar and salt in a separate bowl. Set aside.3. Melt butter in a pan and add the above flour mixture. Keep stirring. When itcombines well, add wine and milk. Cook over medium heat until thick consistencyis reached while stirring constantly.4. Let it boil for a couple of minutes. Pour this sauce on the dry halibut steaks.Cover. Cook on High flame for about 20 minutes.5. Once cooked transfer halibut to serving plate. Garnish with chopped lemons.