Blackened Halibut
Serve with your coleslaw and beans.

Servings: 4

• 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
• 1 teaspoon minced fresh thyme
• 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
• 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika
• 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
• 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed
• 4 6-ounce halibut fillets
• 2 tablespoons olive oil

Preheat oven to 400°F. Mix first 7 ingredients in small bowl. Place fillets on baking sheet. Brush on both sides with 1 tablespoon oil. Sprinkle top of each with seasoning.

Heat heavy large skillet (preferably cast-iron) over high heat until very hot. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil; swirl to coat. Place fillets, seasoned side down, in skillet. Cook until very brown on bottom, 1 minute. Return fillets, browned side up, to baking sheet. Place in oven; bake until just opaque in center, about 8 minutes.

Per Serving: 235 Calories; 9g Fat (36.1% calories from fat); 1g Saturated Fat; 36g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 54mg Cholesterol; 327mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain(Starch); 5 Lean Meat; 1 Fat.

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