Pan-fried Halibut with Lemon-chive Hollandaise

Pan-fried Halibut with Lemon-chive Hollandaise
  • 6 servings
  • 0:10 Preparation
  • 0:20 Cooking
  • 0:30 Total Time


Add all
  • 2 Tbsp.
    (30 mL)

    extra virgin olive oil

  • 1

    orange, zest only

  • 1

    sprig of thyme

  • 1

    sprig of oregano

  • 1

    bay leaf

  • 1/4 tsp.
    (1 mL)

    crushed black peppercorns

  • 6*6 oz
    (6*175 g)

    halibut fillets

  • 1/2 cup
    (125 mL)


  • 26 g

    hollandaise classic sauce mix

  • 1 cup
    (250 mL)


  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    lemon juice

  • 1 Tbsp.
    (15 mL)

    minced fresh chives


In a large skillet, warm the olive oil over low heat.

Add the orange zest, thyme, oregano, bay leaf and peppercorns and warm for 5 minutes, stirring.

Increase the heat to medium, add the fillets and cook 6 minutes per side or until fish is easily flaked with a fork.

Meanwhile, in a pan over medium heat, melt margarine.

Whisk in the Knorr sauce mix.

Remove from the heat and gradually whisk in milk.

Whisking constantly, bring to a boil over medium-high heat.

Reduce the heat and simmer for 1 minute, whisking frequently.

Stir in lemon juice and chives.

Spoon sauce over the halibut fillets and serve.

Source: Knorr

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