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Halibut Wrapped in Turnip Leaves
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A white wine and mustard sauce add delicate flavors to halibut wrapped in turnip leaves.

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Intermediate

Nutrition Facts

Makes 6 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 293.4
Total Carbs 4.1 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 0.8 g
Total Fat 5.8 g
Saturated Fat 0.8 g
Unsaturated Fat 1.7 g
Potassium 659.3 mg
Protein 49.4 g
Sodium 398.8 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1/2 Vegetables , 7 Lean Meat
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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0.3333 cup  shallots, chopped
3 each  medium garlic cloves
1 1/2 lb  raw halibut fillets
1 cup  low fat chicken broth
0 1/2 cup  clam juice
0 1/2 cup  fresh cubed turnips
0.3333 cup  white wine
1 tbsp  dijon mustard
1 1/2 tsp  cornstarch
12 each  turnip leaves
0 1/4 tsp  salt
0.125 tsp  black pepper
1 each  medium lemons
  1. Mix shallots and garlic. Rub 1 teaspoon into each fillet. Seal in plastic wrap and place in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  2. In a small pan, add remaining shallot mixture, broth, clam juice, turnips, and wine to a small pot. Bring to a boil over medium high.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until mixture is reduced to 1 1/4 cups, about 10 minutes.
  4. Add mustard and cornstarch and bring to boil again. Reduce heat and cook until thick, about 1 minute.
  5. Remove from heat, cover to keep warm.
  6. In large saute pan, add 1/2" water and bring to boil. Layer turnip leaves in pan. Steam leaves, covered for 30 seconds or until wilted. Run leaves under cool water and dry well. Remove and discard stems.
  7. Rinse and pat dry fillets. Season both sides with salt and pepper.
  8. On work surface, place 1 fillet in the middle of 2 turnip leaves. Wrap leaves around fillet to form a package. Continue process until all fillets are wrapped.
  9. In large saute pan, place wrapped fillets, seam side down, in 1/2" water. Bring to boil, cover, and steam until fish is done, about 7 minutes.
  10. Remove packages, top with sauce and garnish with lemon wedges. Serve.

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