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Almond Crusted Halibut with Coconut Lemon Butter Sauce

almond crusted halibut with coconut almond butter sauce

A decadent, delicious dish with just the right amount of crunch paired with a creamy coconut, lemon, butter sauce.

Ingredients

For the Almond Crusted Halibut:

For the Sauce:

Instructions

For the Halibut:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Rinse halibut filets under faucet, and pat dry with paper towel.
  3. Pulse together almonds and panko crumbs.
  4. Salt and pepper halibut filets, then dip into 1/2 can coconut milk. (You can allow it to sit in coconut milk while prepping crust.)
  5. Then dredge in almond mixture, crust or dust to your desired coating.
  6. Place in buttered 9×13 inch baking dish, and bake for ~ 10-13 minutes. (Remember, it will continue to cook after removing.)

For the Sauce:

  1. Combine the remaining half can coconut milk, cream, and chicken broth and heat to low boil, turn down temperature.
  2. Add shallots, garlic, cilantro, salt, and pepper and allow to simmer 10-15 minutes, stirring frequently.
  3. Melt butter, and add butter and lemon juice to sauce.

Plate almond crusted halibut and top with desired amount of sauce.  Enjoy!

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