Poached Halibut with Fennel and Cauliflower


If you want to enjoy great flavor along with an excellent source of vitamins, add this easy-to-prepare recipe to your Healthiest Way of Eating. The recipe creates a delicious broth, which you will want to savor to the very last drop.

Prep and Cook Time: 30 minutes


  • 1-1/2 lbs halibut, cut into 8 pieces
  • 1 TBS fresh lemon juice
  • 1 TBS + 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1 medium sized onion, cut in half and sliced medium thick
  • 1 large carrot, turned into 11/2 inch pieces
  • 1-1/2 cups cauliflower florets, cut into quarters
  • 1 medium sized fennel bulb, sliced medium thick
  • 5 medium cloves garlic, pressed
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • chopped fennel green tops for garnish


  1. Slice onion and chop garlic and let sit for at least 5 minutes.
  2. Rub halibut with lemon juice and season with a little salt and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 TBS broth in a 12 inch stainless steel skillet. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for 5 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add rest of broth and carrots. Simmer on medium heat for about 10 minutes covered.
  5. Add cauliflower, fennel, and garlic. Place halibut steaks on top and continue to cook covered for about 6 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper
  6. Serve halibut with vegetables and broth. Sprinkle with chopped fennel greens.

Serves 4

Recipe by WHFoods.com