Crab Stuffed Halibut with Pears & Brie Recipe

Crab Stuffed Halibut with Pears & Brie is a super easy recipe to make. Perfect for a special occasion meal and easy enough for a weeknight meal.  The richness of the crab and the creaminess of the brie compliment the delicate flavor of the halibut perfectly.

When I lived in Alaska we’d go out halibut fishing at least once a season and would come home with enough fish to get us through the winter and have enough to share.  So I have lots of halibut recipes.  This is definitely one of my favorite ways to cook halibut.

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Crab Stuffed Halibut with Pears & Brie

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 308kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio
Crab Stuffed Halibut with Pears & Brie is a super easy recipe to make. Perfect for a special occasion meal and easy enough for a weeknight meal.
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Ingredients

  • 4 8 ounce halibut fillets - cut a pocket in each fillet
  • 6 ounces crab meat - lump or claw
  • 6 ounces Brie
  • 3 T mayonnaise
  • 3 T dijon mustard
  • ½ cup pear - diced
  • 3 shallots - chopped
  • 4 leaves fresh sage - finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Balsamic vinegar reduce to a syrup

Instructions

  • Mix dijon and mayonnaise in a small bowl
  • In a medium bowl combine crab meat, brie, dijon/mayo mix, pear, shallots, and sage.
  • Stuff fillets with crab/Brie mixture.
  • Brush both sides of halibut fillets with olive oil.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Bake for 8-10 minutes per 1 inch of thickness, or until fish is opaque and flakes. Careful not to overcook.
  • Drizzle with balsamic reduction.

Notes

Halibut can dry out if overcooked, but the stuffing helps to keep the halibut fillets moist and tender.

Nutrition

Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 65mg | Sodium: 826mg | Potassium: 285mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 250IU | Vitamin C: 5.2mg | Calcium: 120mg | Iron: 1.1mg
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2 Comments

  1. Kristy
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    Simple and delicious!

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  2. Nancy
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    Amazing. All my guests loved it (I made it for a pre-lockdown dinner party). Forgot to buy sage so used dill instead. Served with a green peppercorn cream sauce. Has become a regular dish in my house.

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