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By Janet Wait, Executive Chef & Owner at Jan’s on the Beach INGREDIENTS Halibut filet (1 piece) Proscuitto (1 – 2 slices) Salt & Pepper (to taste) DIRECTIONS Sprinkle salt and pepper over the halibut, then wrap with a thin slice of prosciutto. Grill on high heat, for about 3-4 minutes per side to crisp up the prosciutto. Transfer halibut to an oven-safe skillet, and place in a 375 degree oven for an additional 5 minutes to finish cooking. To test for doneness gently squeeze the sides; when the fish starts to flake it’s ready. Serve with topped with fig jam, oven-roasted or boiled new potatoes and steamed spring vegetables. Jan’s on the Beach (14989 Marine Dr, White Rock) is open Wednesday-Sunday during the fall and winter, and seven days a week during the summer. Look out for their monthly pairing dinners! In June, Jan’s will be hosting a Quail’s Gate…

By Nikki Bayley Many visitors to the west coast are drawn by its zingingly fresh seafood, famous the world over for being some of the very best that the ocean has to offer. However, overfishing is the greatest threat to all our oceans today and according to Ocean Wise, the Vancouver Aquarium conservation program which launched a decade ago to help consumers make environmentally friendly choices, “…an estimated 90% of all large, predatory fish are already gone from the world’s oceans. A recent scientific study predicted a world-wide fisheries collapse by 2048. The only solution is to turn back from the brink, and to begin consuming seafood in a sustainable manner.” Robert Clark and Mike McDermid are two men on a mission to change the way that we think about buying and eating seafood. After helping create and launch the Ocean Wise programme, they’ve taken the next step and have…