Grilled Alaskan Halibut with Compound Butter

Seared Alaskan Halibut with Compound Butter

Grilled Alaskan Halibut with Compound Butter

A well paired dish with two of our favorite things, halibut and compound butter - yum! Thank you to our dear friend Danielle Bennett with Diva Q (@DivaBBQ on Instagram)! 

"Grilled fish & compound butter go together like PB&J." Danielle Bennett

Danielle has a lot more delicious recipes on her website, check them out at!


For the Halibut

  • 2 - 4 Catch Sitka Halibut Filets 
  • 1 Tbsp.  Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Lemon Juice
  • 2 Lemons (cut in half)
  • 2 Tbsp. Mrs. Dash Herb and Garlic Rub
  • Salt and Pepper
For the Compound Butter 
  • 1 Stick of Unsalted Butter
  • 1 Tbsp. Lemon Zest
  • 1 tsp Old Bay Seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp. Fresh finely chopped dill

  Directions for Compound Butter: 

  1. In a small bowl mix all ingredients together.  
  2. Then place mixed ingredients on a piece of plastic wrap and roll into a log.   
  3. Store in fridge 

  Directions for Halibut:

  1. Preheat grill to 450 F.
  2. Add lemons to grill. Then, place a grill proof pan on the grill and add olive oil and butter. Heat until bubbling then add lemon juice.  
  3. Season halibut filets with rub. Place filets in pan and grill for 10 minutes per side or until golden. 
  4. Reduce temperature to 350 F. and continue to grill until the internal temperature reaches 125 - 130 F. 
  5. Remove from grill and immediately place compound butter on top of seared halibut. 
  6. Serve with grilled lemons and top with salt and pepper 

Danielle says: 

Compound butter can be stored in the fridge for up to 2 weeks and in the freezer for 2 months.



Older Post Newer Post

Leave a comment

Please note, comments must be approved before they are published