Recipe courtesy of Quia Anderson

Citrus Grilled Halibut with Cucumber Pineapple Salsa in a Whole-Wheat Pita Pocket

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 23 min
  • Prep: 45 min
  • Inactive: 30 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Nutrition Info
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Ingredients

1 pound thickly cut halibut fillet

2 teaspoons sea salt

2 teaspoons coarse black pepper

1 tablespoon Homemade Grill Seasoning, recipe follows

Citrus Marinade, recipe follows

Olive oil

2 whole-wheat pitas

Red leaf lettuce, optional

2 cups Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa, recipe follows

1 pound thickly cut halibut fillet

2 teaspoons sea salt

2 teaspoons coarse black pepper

1 tablespoon Homemade Grill Seasoning, recipe follows

Citrus Marinade, recipe follows

Olive oil

2 whole-wheat pitas

Red leaf lettuce, optional

2 cups Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa, recipe follows

Homemade Grill Seasoning:

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon dried parsley

1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon seasoning salt

Homemade Grill Seasoning:

1 tablespoon garlic powder

1 tablespoon onion powder

1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes

1 tablespoon dried parsley

1 tablespoon freshly ground black pepper

1 tablespoon seasoning salt

Marinade:

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons minced red onion

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Splash white wine

1/2 lemon, zested and juiced

1/2 lime, zested and juiced

1/2 orange, zested and juiced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Marinade:

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons minced red onion

1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Splash white wine

1/2 lemon, zested and juiced

1/2 lime, zested and juiced

1/2 orange, zested and juiced

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa:

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger

1/4 cup chopped scallions

1 cup chopped cucumber

1 cup chopped fresh pineapple

2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro leaves

2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint leaves

Pinch salt

Pinch freshly ground black pepper

Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa:

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 teaspoon fresh minced ginger

1/4 cup chopped scallions

1 cup chopped cucumber

1 cup chopped fresh pineapple

2 to 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons fresh chopped cilantro leaves

2 tablespoons fresh chopped mint leaves

Pinch salt

Pinch freshly ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Season both sides of the halibut with salt, pepper and grill seasoning. Add the halibut to the bowl with the marinade and let sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
  2. Heat the grill to medium.
  3. Remove halibut from the marinade and discard the marinade. Brush the grill with olive oil and grill the halibut until flaky, about 4 minutes on each side. Transfer the halibut to a platter.
  4. Brush both sides of the pitas with olive oil and grill for 30 seconds on each side. Cut the pockets in half so they are the shape of half moons.
  5. Divide the halibut into 4 pieces. Tuck a piece of red leaf lettuce, if using, into each pita pocket along with 1 piece of the halibut. Top with 1/2 cup of the Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa and serve.
  1. Season both sides of the halibut with salt, pepper and grill seasoning. Add the halibut to the bowl with the marinade and let sit in the refrigerator for 30 minutes
  2. Heat the grill to medium.
  3. Remove halibut from the marinade and discard the marinade. Brush the grill with olive oil and grill the halibut until flaky, about 4 minutes on each side. Transfer the halibut to a platter.
  4. Brush both sides of the pitas with olive oil and grill for 30 seconds on each side. Cut the pockets in half so they are the shape of half moons.
  5. Divide the halibut into 4 pieces. Tuck a piece of red leaf lettuce, if using, into each pita pocket along with 1 piece of the halibut. Top with 1/2 cup of the Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa and serve.

Homemade Grill Seasoning:

  1. Add the ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine. Reserve remaining mixture for another day!

Homemade Grill Seasoning:

  1. Add the ingredients to a bowl and stir to combine. Reserve remaining mixture for another day!

Marinade:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.

Marinade:

  1. Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk to combine.

Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa:

  1. In a medium bowl add all the ingredients and combine well.

Cucumber-Pineapple Salsa:

  1. In a medium bowl add all the ingredients and combine well.

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