Herbed Halibut Steaks With Tartar Sauce
8 to 10 minutes
4 (6 oz) halibut steaks, 3/4 inch thick
12 cucumber slices
1/2 cup (2 oz) shredded Cheddar cheese
1/4 cup plain yogurt
1 tablespoon snipped chives
* Tartar Sauce:
1/4 cup mayonnaise or salad dressing
1/4 cup chopped dill pickle
1 teaspoon grated onion (or 1/8 teaspoon onion powder)
* freshly ground pepper and salt to taste
1/2 package (4 oz) semi-soft natural cheese with garlic and herbs
1/4 cup tartar sauce
Combine all ingredients for tartar sauce and mix well. Cover and refrigerate until needed,
up to three days. Makes 3/4 cup.
In a small bowl, whisk together cheese and tartar sauce.
Arrange halibut steaks in a 12x7 inch baking dish, placing larger pieces toward the outsid
e of the dish.
Spread cheese mixture over steaks.
Cover dish with vented plastic wrap. Microwave at 100% (High) 7 to 8 minutes (rotate fish
a half turn after 4 minutes) or until center of fish begins to flake when tested with a fo
Top steaks with cucumber slices. Sprinkle with Cheddar cheese and chives. Microwave, uncov
ered at 100% (High) 2 1/2 minutes or until cheese melts.
Let fish stand, covered, for 5 minutes.