Lemon-Basil Grilled Halibut

Lemon-Basil Grilled Halibut

A fresh, gluten-free marinade made from olive oil, lemon juice, and a variety of herbs and spices makes this fish dish a winner! Once the fillets are done marinating, just heat on the grill for about 10 minutes, and dig in.

Learn more about using herbs and spices in "Cooking With Herbs and Spices."
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Preparation time:
5 minutes
Marinating time:
1 hour
Cooking time:
8–12 minutes.


2 servings

Serving size:
1 fillet

In a bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, basil, salt, pepper, parsley, and red pepper flakes. Place the halibut in a zip-top plastic bag and drizzle evenly with marinade. Seal bag and shake gently to coat fish. Marinate in the refrigerator for 1 hour, turning occasionally.

Preheat grill to medium-high heat (around 350°F). Place fish on grill, baste with any remaining marinade, then grill fish 4–6 minutes on each side, or until fish flakes easily when pierced with a fork.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 161 calories, Carbohydrates: 2 g, Protein: 10 g, Fat: 9 g, Saturated Fat: 1 g, Cholesterol: 27 mg, Sodium: 199 mg, Fiber: <1 g

Exchanges per serving: 3 lean meat.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.



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