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Sicilian Style Braised Halibut

Close your eyes and imagine yourself relaxing by the Mediterranean Sea eating a delicious dish. We can’t help you get there but we can help with the meal. Try this Sicilian-Style Braised Halibut cooked in your oven with a Ziploc Endurables® Medium Container.

Cook time

40 min

Prep time

10 min


1 cup slivered fresh fennel
¼ cup slivered onion
1 large garlic clove, minced
½ tsp dried oregano
Dash of crushed red pepper
1 tbsp olive oil
1 cup undrained canned petite tomatoes
8 small pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp dry red wine
1 tsp capers
2 skinless halibut fillets (6 oz. each), 1 to 1¼ inches thick
1 orange zest
Freshly cracked black pepper
4 Italian bread slices
1 tbsp chopped fresh basil
1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted

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Ziploc Endurables® Medium Container

Meal prep is easier than ever with the Ziploc Endurables® Medium Container. Capable of holding up to 4 cups of food or liquids, it makes storing leftovers a snap. Even better, the durable, platinum silicone design is built to go directly from the freezer to the oven to the table — and can be reused again and again. 

Ziploc Endurables®Over 100 uses!

Front of Ziploc Endurables medium container packaging.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine fennel, onions, garlic, oregano, crushed red pepper and oil in Endurables® Container. Close zipper, leaving 1 inch opening to vent. Place on microwave-safe dish and microwave on HIGH 4 min. or until fennel is tender, stirring to redistribute after 2 min.
Add tomatoes, olives, tomato paste, wine and capers. With zipper open, microwave 2 to 3 min. or until tomato mixture comes to boil.
Nestle fish in single layer in tomato mixture; top fish with orange zest and black pepper. Place Endurables® Container on baking sheet.
Bake with zipper open 20 min. or until fish flakes easily with fork.
Toast bread; place each slice on serving plates. Top with fish, tomato mixture, basil and nuts.

Tips & Hints

Use haddock or cod fillets instead of the halibut fillets.

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