Pacific halibut is a healthy and delicious entrée that can be prepared in a number of ways. Whether grilled, broiled, sautéed, steamed or fried, this fish will delight the taste buds and satisfy even the heartiest of appetites without making people feel sluggish. Pacific halibut also goes well with a number of different starches and vegetables, which means your menu planning has nearly endless possibilities.
Pacific halibut goes well with a variety of different pastas, including angel hair, tortellini, ravioli or egg noodles. Drench your pasta in a lemon-butter sauce, or stuff it with cheese, crab or lobster for a delightful and unusual accompaniment.
Rice is always a popular side dish to serve with Pacific halibut, especially when this meat is steamed or broiled. Couscous is a traditional dish that is served with this fish, and is made by cooking semolina and then adding steamed vegetables to it. Hush puppies, French fries, or potato pancakes are often served whenever this meat is fried or grilled.
Nearly any type of vegetable goes well with Pacific halibut; however, many people prefer eating a combination of steamed or roasted vegetables with it. Some that are often chosen include squash, parsnips, sweet potatoes, carrots, broccoli and cauliflower. Au gratin broccoli or cauliflower can also be tasty along with Pacific halibut. Corn on the cob, green beans, and snap peas are all popular choices as well.
Desserts that are very light and sweet are often served after meals that include Pacific halibut because they are in keeping with the light flavor of this delicious seafood. Fresh fruit or fruit sorbet is often chosen for this reason. When halibut has been cooked with lemon juice, a lemon pudding may be perfect to serve as well. For a more exotic desert, try grilling mangoes, pineapples or pears, and then drizzling them lightly with honey before serving.
As you can see, there are dozens of delicious food choices that will accompany Pacific halibut perfectly. Are you inspired to try some of them? If so, contact us to have fresh, delicious halibut delivered right to your door.