Easiest Baked Halibut

Halibut recipes don't have to be complex or time-consuming. Grab a couple of fillets and some leafy parsley and let your kitchen staples do the rest of the work. A simple blend of flavors is all you need for a fresh and fulfilling oven baked halibut dinner in just 20 minutes.

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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
15 min
20 min


  • 2 5oz boneless, skin-on halibut fillets
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp lemon zest
  • Juice 1/2 lemon, divided
  • 1 tbsp chopped flat leaf parsley
  • Pinch each sea salt and fresh ground black pepper, or to taste (TRY: Simply Organic Ground Black Pepper)


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. In a large nonstick baking dish, add halibut skin side down and drizzle with oil.
  3. Top with garlic, parsley, lemon zest and 2 tbsp lemon juice, dividing evenly. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes, until halibut flakes easily when tested with a fork. Drizzle with remaining lemon juice and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size 5-oz piece of baked halibut
  • Calories 184
  • Carbohydrate Content 2 g
  • Cholesterol Content 45 mg
  • Fat Content 6 g
  • Fiber Content 1 g
  • Protein Content 30 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 138 mg
  • Sugar Content 0.5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat Content 0 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat Content 0 g