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Sunday, July 30, 2006

Halibut Steak with Tomato Sauce

(Domates Soslu Kalkan Baligi)

Halibut Steak with Tomato Sauce
2 Halibut steaks (Flat and bigger fish, looks like Turbot from Turkey, called Kalkan)
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
1 tsp butter
1 onion, sliced in rings
2 tomatoes, peeled, discard the seeds, diced
1 tbsp crushed tomato in can + 1/2 cup hot water
4 mushrooms, brushed, sliced
1 tbsp cream

Sautee the onion with butter olive oil for about 4-5 minutes.

Add water with crushed tomato, salt, pepper and halibut steak. Cover the lid. Cook for about 10 minutes over medium-low heat. Turn them over halfway. Add the mushrooms around the halibuts and cook for another 2-3 minutes. Then add the cream and stir. Turn the heat off.

Place the Halibut steaks on a service plate. Pour the sauce with mushrooms all over. Sprinkle some chopped parsley and lemon juice on top.

Meal ideas:
- Arugula Salad and Semolina Dessert with Chocolate Sauce.


At 6:57 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

What kind of "cream" is suppossed to be used?

At 1:49 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

You can use half&half:)


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