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nut crusted halibut final

Nut Crusted Halibut

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 1
Calories 475 kcal


  • 7 oz wild halibut, raw
  • 1/4 cup walnuts
  • 1 tsp cracked pepper
  • 1/4 tsp coarse sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground cumin
  • 1.5 tsp vegetable oil


  1. preheat oven to 450 degrees. 

    preheat oven
  2. place walnuts on a baking tray and toast while oven is heating up for approximately 10 minutes. (be careful not to burn!) 

    place walnuts on a baking tray
  3. add walnuts, cumin, salt and pepper to small food processor and chop until it forms a crust like, coarse texture. 

    chop everything into a crust like texture
  4. dump crust mix onto a plate and press each side of the halibut into the crust mix. 

    add crust to a plate and then dip the fish in it
  5. heat skillet over medium high heat. Add vegetable oil and let it get hot. 

    heat oil in skillet
  6. add fish and sear 2 minutes per side until brown and crusty. 

    nut crusted halibut sear each side of fish for 2 minutes
  7. place fish in the oven for 5 minutes to cook all the way through. Serve with your favorite side or tomato/spinach sauteed goodness. Enjoy!

    nut crusted halibut final