Baked Halibut with Tomatoes, Onions, and Capers

Updated: Sep 21, 2019


I came home from the market with some halibut fillets and decided to bake them with the last of our garden tomatoes. I mixed in some onions and capers for a delicious, easy bake meal.


Ingredients for Baked Halibut with Tomatoes, Onions, and Capers:


2 pounds Halibut Fillets

1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, diced

1 large red onion, halved, quartered and sliced

3 teaspoons capers, drained

1 clove garlic, minced

2 teaspoons lemon zest

1 tablespoon olive oil

2 tablespoon chopped parsley, divided

kosher salt

black pepper


Time-Saving Tip: Prepare the tomato-onion mixture 30 minutes and up to an hour before baking.


Let's see what we need.


We're ready to cook.


Combine the tomatoes, onions, capers, one tablespoon of olive oil, garlic, one tablespoon chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; let sit 30 minutes and up to an hour.


Transfer the tomato mixture to a baking dish. Place the fish on top. Sprinkle the halibut with the lemon zest and season with salt and pepper; sprinkle with one tablespoon chopped parsley. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven 12-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish.


It's ready! Baked Halibut with Tomatoes, Onions, and Capers is a delicious one-dish meal. The delicate fish is perfectly seasoned, and the tomatoes and onions are the perfect accompaniment. All you need is a great loaf of bread and dinner is served.


Enjoy!


Baked Halibut with Tomatoes, Onions, and Capers:

main dish

  • 2 pounds Halibut Fillets

  • 1 1/2 pounds tomatoes, diced

  • 1 large red onion, halved, quartered and sliced

  • 3 teaspoons capers, rinsed and drained

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 tablespoon chopped parsley, divided

  • kosher salt

  • black pepper

  • Combine the tomatoes, onions, capers, one tablespoon of olive oil, garlic, one tablespoon chopped parsley 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, 1/4 teaspoon black pepper; let sit 30 minutes and up to an hour.

  • Transfer the tomato mixture to a baking dish. Place the fish on top. Sprinkle the halibut with the lemon zest and season with salt and pepper; sprinkle with one tablespoon chopped parsley. Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven 12-15 minutes depending on the thickness of the fish.

  • Time-Saving Tip: Prepare the tomato-onion mixture 30 minutes and up to an hour before baking.

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