Halibut Salad

See the RecipeChristopher Hirsheimer

A former chef at the Glacier Bay Country Inn in Gustavus, Alaska, created this salad to use up leftover halibut, but it can be made with salmon as well.

Halibut Salad
A former chef at the Glacier Bay Country Inn in Gustavus, Alaska, created this salad to use up leftover halibut, but it can be made with salmon as well.
Yield: makes about 3 cups

Ingredients

  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 lb. halibut steak, about ¾" thick
  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 34 cup finely chopped celery
  • 3 scallions (white parts only), chopped
  • 3 sprigs fresh dill, chopped
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Lightly coat a skillet with oil and heat over medium-high heat. Sear halibut until browned, 3-5 minutes per side. Set aside to cool, then flake into large pieces.
  2. In a medium bowl, mix together mayonnaise, celery, scallions, and dill. Season with salt and pepper. Fold in flaked fish and adjust seasonings. Use as a sandwich filling or serve as a salad.