Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Pan-Roasted Halibut with Tomato Peach Salsa

after my trip to the dekalb farmers market, i walked away with all the simple ingredients to whip up this "fancy feast". this summer-y tomato peach salsa was such a unique blend of what i love about summer-tomatoes, peaches, balsamic & fresh herbs. a perfect topper for chicken, fish or tortilla chips!

what's your favorite summer ingredient?!

{pan-roasted halibut}

ingredients {in order of use}
  • halibut filets {depending on # of diners}
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • salt & pepper, to taste
  • olive oil

1. pat fish dry & place on a plate. pour flour on another plate & season with salt & pepper. dredge fish in flour on presentation side only & shake off excess flour. place flat on plate.

2. cover the surface of a medium skillet with olive oil & heat to medium heat. when oil is hot & shimmering, tilt the skillet away from you & gently place the filets in flour side down. cook approx. 4 minutes on one side, undisturbed. flip & continue cooking until cooked through {approx. 3-5 minutes}.

3. transfer to plate & serve warm with tomato peach salsa on top!

{tomato peach salsa}

ingredients
  • 1 small-medium summer tomato, diced
  • 1 small-medium summer peach, diced
  • 1 green onion sprig, diced
  • 1 teaspoon parsley, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar
  • salt & pepper, to taste
1. mix all in a plastic container or jar & allow to marinate for an hour +. serve on top of fish, chicken or with tortilla chips!

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