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.
Cup slivered fresh fennel
Tbsp. tomato paste
Tbsp. dry red wine
Skinless halibut fillets (6 oz. each), 1 to 1¼ inches thick
Zest from 1 orange
Freshly cracked black pepper
Italian bread slices
Tbsp. chopped fresh basil
Tbsp. pine nuts, toasted
Cup slivered onion
Large garlic clove, minced
Tsp. dried oregano
Dash of crushed red pepper
Tbsp. olive oil
Cup undrained canned petite tomatoes
Small pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half
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.