Grilled Halibut with Cilantro Garlic Butter


Delicious! My husband absolutely loves this recipe! Fish is simply seasoned with lime juice, then served with a cilantro lime garlic sauce. Serve over a bed of greens with a nice loaf of bread for a complete meal.

close up view of Grilled Halibut with Cilantro Garlic Butter in a white bowl
Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
8 mins
Total Time:
33 mins
4 servings


  • 4 (6 ounce) fillets halibut

  • 1 lime, cut into wedges

  • salt and pepper to taste

  • 3 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped

  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat a grill for high heat. Squeeze the juice from the lime wedges over fish fillets, then season them with salt and pepper.

  2. Grill fish fillets for about 5 minutes on each side, until browned and fish can be flaked with a fork. Remove to a warm serving plate.

  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic; cook and stir just until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Stir in the butter, remaining lime juice and cilantro. Serve fish with the cilantro butter sauce.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

276 Calories
13g Fat
3g Carbs
35g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 276
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 5g 24%
Cholesterol 69mg 23%
Sodium 174mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 0g
Protein 35g
Vitamin C 8mg 42%
Calcium 95mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 818mg 17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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