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Lemony Halibut with Chickpeas

Updated: May 4, 2022

Serves Two

The Ingredients

  • 2 (8oz) halibut fillets

  • 2.5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 tbsp fresh thyme leaves

  • crushed red pepper flakes, to taste

  • salt & pepper, to taste

  • 1/2 honeycrisp apple cored and sliced

  • 1/2 medium yellow onion

  • 1/2 (14 oz) can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, and patted dry

  • 1/2 lemon sliced

  • 3/4 cup cooked quinoa

  • 2 handfuls of kale, destemmed and roughly chopped

  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar

The Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 450º F.

  • Season the halibut with 1/2 tbsp olive oil, pepper. Place on baking sheet. Place the apple, onion, and chickpeas around the halibut & drizzle with 1/2 tbsp olive oil. Add s + p. Then, top the dish with lemon slices.

  • Bake until halibut is white, & flakes easily, approx. 11-14 minutes.

  • Switch to a broil, and slightly char the halibut, about 1 minute.

  • Remove the baking sheet from the oven and reduce temperature to 400ºF. Place halibut on a plate.

  • Add quinoa & kale to the baking sheet with the apple, onion, and drizzle with 1.5 tbsp olive oil and the vinegar. Toss to combine.

  • Place the halibut on the bed of quinoa, kale, + other goodies and place it back in the oven about 3-5 minutes longer. YUM!


NOTE: The nutritional breakdown is a (close) estimate as numbers change based off of brands used.


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