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Sautéed Halibut with ENVY™ Apple & Lemon Brown Butter Sauce

Author Emily Weeks, RDN, LD


For the fish

  • 2 halibut filets skin removed
  • 2 T canola oil
  • Kosher salt to season

For the sauce

  • 2 T unsalted butter
  • ½ cup small diced ENVY™ apples
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 1 tsp finely chopped parsley


  1. Generously season both sides of the fish filets with kosher salt
  2. Heat a medium sauté pan over high heat and let heat for at least 30 seconds
  3. Add 2 T canola oil to the pan and let warm for 10-15 seconds
  4. Carefully add the fish filets to the hot oil and let sear on high for 1 minute
  5. After 1 minute, turn down the heat to medium and allow the fish to gently cook for another 2 minutes
  6. Using a spatula, carefully flip each filet and continue cooking over medium heat for another 2 minutes
  7. Remove the fish from the pan and let rest on a paper towel lined plate to soak up excess oil
  8. Drain the oil from the pan and return it to the heat
  9. Add the butter and allow to melt and begin to brown (approx. 1 min)
  10. Add the apples and allow to sauté for 1 more minute
  11. Add the lemon juice and chopped parsley and stir, turn heat off
  12. Plate the fish on a dinner plate and spoon the sauce over top!