Sautéed Halibut with envy™ Apple & Lemon Brown Butter Sauce


  • For the fish
  • 2 halibut fillets skin removed
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • Kosher salt to season
  • For the sauce
  • 2 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup small diced envy™ apples
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp finely chopped parsley


  • Generously season both sides of the fish filets with kosher salt
  • Heat a medium sauté pan over high heat and let heat for at least 30 seconds
  • Add 2 tbsp canola oil to the pan and let warm for 10-15 seconds
  • Carefully add the fish filets to the hot oil and let sear on high for 1 minute
  • After 1 minute, turn down the heat to medium and allow the fish to gently cook for another 2 minutes
  • Using a spatula, carefully flip each filet and continue cooking over medium heat for another 2 minutes
  • Remove the fish from the pan and let rest on a paper towel lined plate to soak up excess oil
  • Drain the oil from the pan and return it to the heat
  • Add the butter and allow to melt and begin to brown (approx. 1 min)
  • Add the envy™ apples and allow to sauté for 1 more minute
  • Add the lemon juice and chopped parsley and stir, turn heat off
  • Plate the fish on a dinner plate and spoon the sauce over the top

Credit: Lorin​ ​Michel​ ​Peters @LorinMichel


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Prep Time

10 mins

Cooking Time

10 mins

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