Cedar Planked Halibut with Fresh Pineapple Salsa

May 29, 2012

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My parents came over for dinner tonight, and my Dad recently lost 30 pounds.  Yay Sonny!!!  He did this by cutting out most carbs and sugar.  He told me for breakfast he does have cereal.

We were sitting around the table tonight talking and laughing.  My dad was a little naughty this weekend.  He did eat at my house two of the nights, so it’s somewhat my fault.

My dad was talking about his diet when my MOM interrupted him and asked me if it’s OK that my Dad eats half a box of cereal in the morning?  And my Dad yells ” I was looking for the toy”.  He’s so funny!

This planked Halibut was really delicious.  I saw a recipe for a blueberry salsa and I was going to make that with the fish, but the blueberries I bought were just OK.  I remembered I had some pineapple cut up and decided to use that instead.  I think this was a meant to be!  The blueberry salsa could never compete with this!!

Enjoy!!! Yummy!!!

 

Cedar Planked Halibut with Fresh Pineapple Salsa
 
Ingredients
  • for the halibut
  • 1 pound fresh Halibut
  • olive oil
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • for the salsa (combine all ingredients)
  • 1½ cups chopped fresh pineapple
  • ½ red onion, chopped
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 Serrano pepper, seeded and chopped
  • Juice of one lime
  • Kosher salt
  • Fresh ground pepper
Instructions
  1. See below...

 

METHOD

Make sure to soak your cedar plank for at least 2 hours!!!
Place fish skin side down.  Rub olive oil on top and season with salt and pepper.

Place plank on grill preheated to med-high heat.

Cover and cook for 25 minutes.

That’s it.  Serve with the pineapple salsa.

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