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Fast and Spicy Wild Alaskan Halibut

Updated: Feb 29

Savor the bold and spicy flavors of this fast and spicy wild Alaskan halibut recipe. This quick and easy recipe features wild halibut seasoned with paprika, oregano, thyme, and cayenne pepper, grilled or broiled to perfection. Enjoy a delightful blend of spices and buttery goodness, creating a nutrient-rich dish rich in protein and omega-3 fatty acids. Elevate your dinner with this easy-to-make, flavorful seafood favorite.

Serves: 4

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes


 Nutritional Information (per serving)

239 calories

8g total fat

4g saturated fat

33% calories from fat

66mg cholesterol

36g protein

3g carbohydrate

1g fiber

712mg sodium

109mg calcium

1000mg omega-3 fatty acids




4 Premium wild Alaskan halibut fillets (~6 oz.), frozen or thawed

1 Tablespoon paprika

1 ½ teaspoons each dried oregano and dried thyme

1 teaspoon each onion powder and garlic powder

1 teaspoon each black pepper and salt

½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or to taste

1 ½ Tablespoons butter, melted



1 Preheat broiler/oven or grill to medium-high heat.

2 Mix all dry seasoning ingredients until well combined.

3 Pat dry with a paper towel.

4 Place your wild Alaskan halibut on a spray-coated or foil-lined baking sheet.

5 Brush melted butter onto the top surfaces of the halibut.

6 Sprinkle 1/2 teaspoon of the seasoning mixture over the buttered halibut. (Note: For best results with frozen fish, cook for 4 minutes before adding butter and spices.)

7 Grill or broil the fish 5 to 7 inches from the heat source.

8 Cook for 13 minutes for frozen halibut or 8 minutes for thawed.

9 Cook just until the fish is opaque throughout.

10 Once cooked, serve immediately.

11 Store the remaining seasoning mixture in a glass jar for future use.


 Enjoy your Fast and Spicy wild Alaskan Halibut!



 Good to Know STORY


Fast and Spicy wild Alaskan Halibut boasts a distinctive Alaskan origin, sourced from the pristine waters of Alaska known for premium seafood. What sets this dish apart is its captivating flavor profile, achieved through a harmonious blend of paprika, oregano, thyme, onion and garlic powder, black pepper, salt, and a dash of cayenne pepper.


The recipe offers versatility in cooking methods, whether it's broiling or grilling, ensuring a consistently delicious outcome. Noteworthy is the convenience factor, as the recipe guides cooking both frozen and fresh halibut, promising a delectable meal without sacrificing taste or texture.


Additionally, this halibut dish is a nutritional powerhouse, delivering a substantial dose of omega-3 fatty acids, complemented by essential nutrients such as protein, fiber, and calcium.


With a quick cooking time of just 13 minutes for frozen or 8 minutes for fresh halibut, this dish is a time-saving delight.


The culinary adventure doesn't end there – the leftover spice mixture can be stored in a jar for future use, adding an instant flavor boost to various dishes. Beyond its culinary appeal, the dish invites creativity, encouraging home chefs to experiment with spice levels and cooking techniques.


Ultimately, Fast and Spicy wild Alaskan Halibut is destined to become a cherished family favorite, combining ease of preparation with an irresistible taste that captivates the entire household.



*Visit our store to learn more about the variety of fish Alaska has to offer, such as Copper River king salmon, wild Alaskan halibut, wild Alaskan black cod (sablefish), and more.

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