Learning different ways to cook halibut is worth your while if you're on a low cholesterol diet. Like salmon and tuna, the fish is a good source of heart-friendly omega-3 fatty acids. Aim to eat fish (a serving is considered 3.5 ounces cooked) twice a week as part of your low-cholesterol diet.
At Lunch: Halibut with Basil and Tomatoes is a colorful, heart-healthy meal.
As an Appetizer: Halibut Tartare is a super substitute for tuna tartare.
Serve Baked Halibut Nuggets for a tasty bite-sized appetizer (use reduced-fat mayonnaise and limit your butter to make this dish even more heart healthy).
For a Broiled Dinner: Reduce the butter to 2 Tbsp in this Lemon Garlic Broiled Halibut to allow the fantastic flavors of parsley, lemon, and garlic to take center stage and make this dish even more cholesterol-friendly.
Seasonings: Top with fresh or dried dill, lemon, bay leaves, garlic, black or lemon pepper.
Toppings: Try tangy citrus (orange, pineapple) salsa, spicy or honey mustard.
Sides: Hearty grains like quinoa and couscous, or steamed or grilled broccoli like green beans or asparagus, pair well with halibut dishes.
Marinade: Try a mixture of low-sodium soy sauce, honey, brown sugar and lemon juice for a delicious marinade.