Halibut with Lemon Cream Sauce
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3.67 from 9 votes

Halibut with Lemon Cream Sauce

Halibut with Lemon Cream Sauce is rich, moist and creamy. The sauce with a touch of fresh dill compliments the tender flakiness of the halibut.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time11 mins
Total Time16 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Halibut with Lemon
Servings: 2 People
Calories: 222kcal


  • 2 4 oz Halibut filets
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/4 Tsp Pepper
  • 1 Tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Butter
  • 1 Tbsp Flour Wondra
  • 1 Lemon Juiced
  • 2 Tbsp Creme Fraiche
  • 1 Tsp Dill Fresh


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F
  • Salt and pepper both sides of Halibut filets and set aside.
  • Add oil to ovenproof saute pan over medium high heat.  When hot, add garlic and saute 1-2 minutes. Add Halibut filets and allow to cook, skin side up, 3-4 minutes until browned on bottom.  Flip filets over and immediately place in oven and continue to cook 5-6 minutes until fish flakes easily with a fork. Remove from oven and place on serving plate.  Cover the filets with foil to keep warm
  • In same saute pan you cooked halibut, melt butter and then add flour.  Stir 1 minute.  Add lemon juice and creme fraiche and stir to thicken. 
  • Top halibut with Lemon Cream Sauce and add fresh dill.


Calories: 222kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 404mg | Potassium: 74mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 430IU | Vitamin C: 29.5mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 0.5mg