Braised Halibut with Spring Peas, Morels and Mint

Recipe By: Calphalon Team  -  Originally Published: 8/29/2009

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Fresh mint and peas lend this flaky fish a light, lively flavor balanced by the meaty morels.

  • Servings: Serves 4
  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 30 Minutes
  • Level: Beginner
  • Course: Entrée

Ingredients

4 halibut filets (about 6 oz. each)
8 oz. morels
8 oz. spring peas
2 Tbsp. fresh mint, chopped
3 Tbsp. shallots, chopped
12 oz. mushroom stock
4 oz. unsalted butter
salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions

Heat a chef's pan until the rim of the pan is hot to the touch.
 
Melt 1 oz. butter in pan and add the mushrooms and shallots. Cook until mushrooms have just released their moisture, but have not browned.
Add the halibut, peas and mushroom stock and bring to a simmer.
 
Simmer over low heat for 6 - 8 minutes or until fish begins to flake. Remove fish from pan and whisk remaining butter into broth. Remove pan from heat and add mint. Season to taste.
 
Place one piece of fish in the center of the plate and spoon 1/4 of sauce mixture on top and serve.