Baked Halibut with Pineapple Salsa

Baked Halibut with Pineapple Salsa

1 1/2 lbs. halibut or other firm fish steaks

1/4 C. sliced onion

1 clove garlic, crushed

2 t. vegetable oil

Freshly ground black pepper to taste

1/3 C. pineapple juice

2 T. chopped cilantro

Preheat oven to 400°F.

Arrange fish in shallow baking pan. In non-stick skillet, saute onion and garlic in oil until soft. Add pepper and cilantro. Stir in pineapple juice and pour over fish. Bake, covered, in preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve with Pineapple Salsa.

Pineapple Salsa

1 pineapple, skinned, cored, diced to 1/4-inch

1 red bell peppers, diced

1-2 jalapenos, chopped and seeded

1/2 small bunch cilantro, chopped

1/2 medium red onion, diced small

1/8 C. lemon juice

Salt and pepper to taste

Mix all ingredients together. It is better if you make it a hour ahead and let set at room temperature, until ready to use.

Serves 4.

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