Instant Pot Halibut in Green Sauce

An epic dining experience of a super healthy fish for whole family… This steamed halibut fillets are flavored with a naturally creamy sauce that is prepared with avocado, garlic, basil, capers and lemon.

Instant Pot Halibut in Green Sauce
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Assamese Fish Curry, avocado, halibut fillets, halibut in green sauce, salmon
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 27 minutes
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 1 avocado peeled, pitted and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1 tbsp fresh lemon zest grated finely
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 (6-ounce) halibut fillets
  • 1/2 cup water
Instructions
  • In a large bowl, add all ingredients except halibut and water and with a fork, mash completely.
  • Place fillets in the center of a large greased piece of foil and top with avocado mixture evenly.
  • Fold the foil around fillets to seal it.
  • Arrange the trivet in the bottom of Instant Pot and pour the water.
  • Place the foil packet on top of the trivet.
  • Secure the lid and turn to “Seal” position.
  • Cook on “Manual” with “HighPressure” for about 8 minutes. 
  • Press “Cancel” and allow a natural release.
  • Meanwhile, preheat the oven to broiler.
  • Remove the lid of Instant Pot and transfer the halibut fillets onto a broiler pan.
  • Broil for about 3-4 minutes.
  • Serve warm.
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