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fried halibut in a pan with herbs and lemon

Pan-Fried Halibut (Only 4 Ingredients)

Pan-seared halibut is the perfect healthy protein. In less than 30 minutes, you'll transform four ingredients into a restaurant-worthy dish.
Course Main Course, seafood
Cuisine American
Keyword halibut, halibut recipe, Pan-Fried Halibut
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 19 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 206kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Preheat a skillet with butter over medium-high heat.
    butter in a frying pan
  • Season halibut generously on all sides with garlic parsley salt. Gently add the fillets to the skillet. Disperse slices of lemon thorughout the skillet. Cook for 3-4 minutes until a crust forms. Flip the fish over, reduce the heat to medium, and contine cooking for an additional 2-3 minutes.
    halibut with lemon and seasoning in a pan
  • Lightly sprinkle the halibut with lemon juice and herbs (basil, parsley, and dill work great). Serve right away.
    fried halibut in a pan


Calories: 206kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 94mg | Sodium: 1333mg | Potassium: 662mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 1mg