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Mixed Peppercorn Crusted Wild Alaska Halibut

Mixed Peppercorn Crusted Wild Alaska Halibut
This quick and easy recipe for wild Alaska halibut is perfectly restaurant-ready.
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 min, not including hold/refrigeration time
  • Servings: 8
  • Yield: 4 -6 oz halibut with herb butter per serving


  • 3 pounds Wild Alaska halibut fillet, 4 to 6 oz. ea
  • 8 Tablespoons mixed peppercorns, fresh cracked
  • 1 pound butter, softened
  • 4 teaspoons shallot, minced
  • 8 teaspoons tarragon, fresh, fine chop


  1. Step 1 Season halibut

    Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. of mixed cracked peppercorns evenly over each piece of Alaska halibut, covering all sides. Hold under refrigeration until needed.

  2. Step 2 Prepare herb butter

    Place softened butter in bowl, and blend in the shallots and tarragon, making sure to get as even a distribution as possible. Place on a piece of plastic wrap, roll and twist the ends in opposite directions to form a tight log. Hold under refrigeration until needed.

  3. Step 3 Cook halibut and serve

    Per serving, take one portion of Alaska halibut and place on a hot grill, cook 4-6 minutes, turn and cook 4-6 minutes or until cooked through. Remove to serving plate. Take butter from refrigeration, cut off a 1 oz. piece and place it on top of the cooked fish. Place the plate briefly under the salamander to begin melting butter, remove and serve.