Delicious Grilled Halibut with Zesty Lemon and Garlic Marinade

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Delicious Grilled Halibut with Zesty Lemon and Garlic Marinade
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 22, 2024

This grilled halibut recipe is perfect for a light and healthy dinner option. The halibut is marinated in a zesty blend of lemon, garlic, and herbs, then grilled to perfection. The result is a tender and flaky fish with a tangy and savory flavor profile that will please your taste buds.


  • 4 halibut fillets
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lemon wedges for serving


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, garlic, lemon zest, lemon juice, oregano, salt, and pepper.
  2. Place the halibut fillets in a shallow dish and pour the marinade over them. Marinate for at least 15 minutes, turning once halfway through.
  3. Preheat the grill to medium-high heat. Remove the halibut from the marinade and discard the leftover marinade.
  4. Grill the halibut fillets for 4-5 minutes per side, or until they are opaque and flake easily with a fork.
  5. Serve the grilled halibut with lemon wedges on the side for an extra burst of citrus flavor. Enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Halibut is a lean white fish that is low in calories but high in protein, making it a healthy choice for a main course.
  • Grilling fish helps to retain its natural moisture and enhances its flavor without adding extra calories.
  • Lemon and garlic are a classic combination that adds brightness and depth to the mild flavor of halibut.