Wilma’s Ledge Curried Halibut Recipe

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Photo by Dawn Marie Crocker
Transfer your cast-iron skillet directly into the oven to finish of this Curried Halibut.
4 servings SERVINGS


    Starboard Farm spice mix:

    • 2 tablespoons dried parsley
    • 3 tablespoons paprika
    • 2 tablespoons kosher salt
    • 2 teaspoons onion powder
    • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
    • 1 teaspoon dried basil
    • 1 teaspoon oregano
    • 1 teaspoon thyme

    Curried halibut:

    • 1 cup breadcrumbs or panko
    • 1⁄2 teaspoon curry powder
    • 1 teaspoon Starboard Farm spice mix
    • Extra-virgin olive oil, as needed to coat cast-iron skillet
    • 2 pounds fresh halibut fillets
    • Salt, to taste
    • Pepper, to taste
    • 4 tablespoons salted butter, melted


    • Preheat oven to 425 F.
    • To make spice mix: In medium bowl, combine all ingredients and mix until well blended.
    • To make halibut: In medium bowl, combine bread crumbs, curry powder, and spice mix; set aside.
    • On stovetop, heat large cast-iron skillet over high heat and coat with olive oil. Season halibut with salt and pepper on both sides, and add to skillet skin side down. Cook for 4 minutes and turn fillets carefully. Cook an additional 4 minutes and turn again to skin side down.
    • Top fillets with breadcrumb mixture and pour melted butter evenly over breaded fillets.
    • Transfer to oven and bake for 5 to 6 minutes. Remove from oven and serve immediately.   Related: Check out these other great recipes to cook in your cast iron.

    Wilma’s Ledge Curried Halibut is named after the underwater ledge where Dawn and her family catch the halibut from their boat.