Leigh Beisch
YieldsMakes 2 servings

How to Make It

Step 1
1

In a bowl, mix vinegar, brown sugar, and mustard.

Step 2
2

Rinse halibut and pat dry. Brush lightly all over with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add fish and cook until browned on the bottom, about 4 minutes.

Step 3
3

Turn pieces over. Spoon vinegar mixture over browned sides. Lower heat and cook until fish is opaque but still moist-looking in the center (cut to test), 4 to 5 minutes longer. Transfer to plates.

Ingredients

 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
 1 teaspoon firmly packed brown sugar
 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
 2 pieces halibut (each about 1 in. thick and 5 to 6 oz.)
 1/2 teaspoon olive oil
  Salt and pepper

Directions

Step 1
1

In a bowl, mix vinegar, brown sugar, and mustard.

Step 2
2

Rinse halibut and pat dry. Brush lightly all over with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Heat a 10- to 12-inch nonstick frying pan over medium-high heat. Add fish and cook until browned on the bottom, about 4 minutes.

Step 3
3

Turn pieces over. Spoon vinegar mixture over browned sides. Lower heat and cook until fish is opaque but still moist-looking in the center (cut to test), 4 to 5 minutes longer. Transfer to plates.

Balsamic-Glazed Halibut