Halibut with Tartar-Style Dressing Recipe

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Vincent Rhodes Modified: March 23, 2022
Halibut with Tartar-Style Dressing Recipe

How To Make Halibut with Tartar-Style Dressing

Savor a bite of grilled halibut dressed with an innovative tartar-style dressing without the mayo, made of cornichons, olive oil, capers, and parsley!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • ½shallot
  • tbspfresh lemon juice
  • 4cornichons
  • 3tbspflat leaf parsley,chopped
  • 1tbspcapers
  • ¼tspsweet paprika
  • 3tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 4halibut fillets,skinless, 1-inch thick
  • kosher salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Light a grill.

  2. In a small bowl, stir together the chopped shallot and lemon juice.

  3. Let stand for 5 minutes.

  4. Stir in the cornichons, parsley, capers, paprika, and 3 tablespoons of olive oil.

  5. Brush the grate with oil.

  6. Season the halibut with salt and pepper and grill over moderately high heat for 6 minutes, turning, until opaque.

  7. Transfer to plates, spoon the dressing on top and serve.


  • Calories: 474.34kcal
  • Fat: 15.71g
  • Saturated Fat: 2.63g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 9.33g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 2.30g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.20g
  • Fiber: 0.99g
  • Sugar: 0.94g
  • Protein: 76.28g
  • Cholesterol: 199.92mg
  • Sodium: 1052.82mg
  • Calcium: 43.30mg
  • Potassium: 1846.99mg
  • Iron: 1.24mg
  • Vitamin A: 99.16µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.84mg
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