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n. - Marine food fish of the northern Atlantic or northern Pacific; Lean flesh of very large flatfish of Atlantic or Pacific.

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  • Chef Michelle removing seared halibut from the pan.
  • Because halibut is meaty, it makes wonderful kebabs, aka souvlaki.
  • Sigh, halibut is one of the very most expensive types of fish here so I rarely buy it.
  • However, when previously frozen halibut is cooked while submerged in olive oil, it stays moist - so long as you don't overcook it. for more
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