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Halibut with Papaya Salsa

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  • 1 small papaya, seeded, cubed
  • 2 mangos, cubed
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded, diced
  • 1 small red onion, diced
  • 1 bunch cilantro, chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 4 (6-ounce) pieces halibut fillet, skin removed


  1. To make the Papaya Salsa: In a large bowl, combine papaya, mangos, jalapeño, red onion, cilantro, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside to chill in the refrigerator.
  2. For the Halibut: Season both sides of the fish with salt and pepper.
  3. Heat a nonstick pan over medium-high heat with coconut oil.
  4. Sear halibut for about 3 minutes, or longer depending on thickness. Turn fish over and sear for an additional 3 minutes until it reaches an internal temperature of 135F.
  5. Squeeze lime juice over the fish and transfer to a plate. Top with Papaya Salsa.