Low-Fat Balsamic-Glazed Halibut

A little bit sweet, a little bit savory, this dish has a sophisticated flavor yet is simple to make.

fish for dinner

Halibut is a mild, sweet-tasting, lean protein source rich in vitamins B6, B12. It also boasts minerals like potassium and magnesium—all critical for muscle function and energy production. The fish pairs well with a variety of sides and veggie accompaniments.

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 4 center-cut halibut fillets, about 5 to 6 ounces each

Preparation: (Serves 4)

  1. Combine balsamic vinegar, mustard, and brown sugar in a small bowl. Place halibut fillets in a single layer in a non-reactive baking dish. Pour vinegar mixture over fish, cover and marinate in the refrigerator for up to an hour.
  2. Preheat broiler. Spray broiler rack with nonstick cooking spray. Place halibut fillets skin side down on broiler rack and broil for 10 minutes per inch of thickness.
  3. Serve with seasonal vegetables.

Nutrition Facts (per serving):

Calories 206; fat 4g; saturated fat 0.6g; cholesterol 54mg; sodium 273mg; carbohydrate 7g; fiber 0g; protein 35g

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