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Pan-Seared Halibut with Fresh Blueberry Sauce

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 4


Fresh Blueberry Sauce

  • 1 Cup fresh blueberries + 2 tbsp fresh blueberries
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1-2 sprigs thyme

Pan Seared Halibut

  • 4 fillet of Halibut about 200g each
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  • Pat dry Halibut fillets, and season both sides with paprika, salt and pepper.
  • Start cooking the sauce.
  • Place 1 cup fresh blueberries in saucepan together with sugar, lemon juice, and thyme.
  • Simmer for 3 minutes, and then add the remaining 2 tbsp of blueberries.
  • Allow to simmer for another 1-2 minutes until syrupy.
  • Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Heat a frying pan on medium high, and add oil.
  • When oil is shimmering, sear fish presentation side down.
  • Do not touch or flip it for 3-4 minutes to get a nice golden sear.
  • Flip and allow to cook for another 2 minutes or until done.
  • Serve with sauce over fish.