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Halibut with Tarragon-Lemon Breadcrumbs

Halibut with Tarragon-Lemon Breadcrumbs

Fillets with a nip of horseradish-spiked mayonnaise and savory crumbs perfumed with tarragon and lemon.

If you don’t like tarragon, try snipped chives or chopped fresh thyme.

Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (14)

  • 2 T Butter
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 cup Fresh Breadcrumbs
  • 2 tsp Minced Tarragon
  • or 2 tsp Minced Chives
  • or 2 tsp Fresh Thyme Leaves
  • 1 tsp Lemon Zest
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
  • 4 5-8oz Halibut Fillets
  • or 4 4-6oz Boneless, Skinless Cod Fillets
  • 4 tsp Mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp Prepared Horseradish
  • 1 Lemon (optional)
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  1. Preheat oven to 400F.
  2. Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat, add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Add breadcrumbs, tarragon, lemon rind, salt and pepper. Stir well.
  3. Place halibut on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Combine mayonnaise and horseradish; spread over each fillet. Top with crumbs, patting lightly to help them adhere. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until fish is tender and crumbs are golden.