Grilled Halibut Cheeks in Lemon Sauce
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 1 large red onion, chopped
- 4 to 5 cloves garlic, sliced
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 to 1 tablespoon chopped chives
- 2 lemons zested and grated, plus juice from 1/2 lemon
- 1/2 teaspoon chopped dill
- 1/4 to 1/2 cup white zinfandel
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 2 tablespoons capers
- 1 pound halibut cheeks
Preheat the grill.
In a saute pan over medium-high heat, melt the butter. Add the onion and garlic and saute until translucent. Add the salt, chives, lemon zest, lemon juice, dill, and wine and reduce by 1/3. Add olive oil and capers and stir. Remove from the heat.
In a large foil square, place a spoonful of sauce. Add 1 piece of fish, cover with more sauce, and wrap tightly. Repeat with the remaining fish. Place the packets on the grill and grill for 3 minutes on each side.
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Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali