- Lemon-Herb Vinaigrette:
- 3tablespoons chiffonade fresh basil
- 3tablespoons chopped parsley
- 4teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/4cup extra virgin olive oil
- 2teaspoons capers
- 1medium shallot, peeled and diced
- -- Salt and pepper, to taste
- 4-- (6-ounce) pieces fresh Alaskan halibut filets
- 1teaspoon olive oil for searing
- Shoestring Vegetables:
- 3-- celery stalks
- 3-- carrots
- 3-- leeks
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In a small bowl, whisk lemon juice, olive oil, shallots, capers, basil and parsley season to taste. Reserve at room temperature for tossing greens and dressing salmon.
Heat oil in a large saute pan over medium heat. Add halibut to pan and sear 2 to 3 minutes on each side, until golden brown.
Julienne the vegetables. Blanch and serve room temperature as a bed for the halibut.
To serve: Place halibut on top of vegetables and drizzle dressing over the top of the halibut. Dust with fine salt and black pepper before serving.
Recipe courtesy of Trellis, Kirkland, Wash., and Chef Brian Scheehser