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Grilled Halibut with Tomato Avocado Salsa

Simply seasoned halibut filets are topped with an easy but flavorful tomato and avocado salsa.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 6- ounce halibut filets
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • For the Tomato Avocado Salsa
  • 1 pint heirloom cherry tomatoes sliced
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 1/2 shallot thinly sliced
  • 2 sprigs basil leaves only, slivered
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons golden balsamic vinegar I use DeLallo brand
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Preheat the grill on high heat. Drizzle the halibut filets with olive oil and season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper. Oil the grill grates with grapeseed oil then place the filets on the grill. Gently press the fish down on the grate and cook for 5 minutes on each side or until the fish is opaque and flakes easily.
  2. While fish is cooking, add the sliced cherry tomatoes, avocado, shallot, and basil to a medium size bowl. Drizzle with the olive oil and golden balsamic vinegar and toss to coat. Season with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper.
  3. Top the fish with the Tomato and Avocado Salsa or try this Mango Salsa for a sweeter taste.