Halibut A La Jardiniere - II

Cover two slices of halibut with a chopped onion, two tomatoes sliced, a shredded and seeded green pepper, a dozen chopped almonds, a tablespoonful of melted butter, and salt to season. Bake for half an hour, pour over the sauce from the pan, and serve.

Halibut In Cucumbers

Cook the halibut until tender in court bouillon, drain, and flake with a fork. Make a Cream Sauce, seasoning with curry powder. Pare, cut in halves, and parboil in beef stock as many cucumbers as are required. Scoop out the inside of each half, fill with the creamed fish, cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and bake in the oven until the cucumbers are soft. Serve with a garnish of lemon and parsley.

Halibut With Anchovy Sauce

Four tablespoonfuls of butter, four tablespoonfuls of flour, one eighth teaspoonful of pepper, one half teaspoonful of salt, two hard-boiled eggs chopped, two cupfuls of cream, two drops of tabasco, one teaspoonful of anchovy essence, one and one half cupfuls of cold cooked halibut, flaked. Mix the ingredients in the order given and cook for ten minutes. Serve with brown bread spread with cheese and chopped olives.

Halibut Au Gratin

Flake cold cooked halibut and mix with an equal quantity of Cream Sauce. Put into buttered individual shells, sprinkle with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.

Escalloped Halibut

Prepare the fish according to directions given in the preceding recipe, and add the yolks of two eggs well beaten. Fill a bakingdish, using alternate layers of fish and grated cheese. Cover with crumbs, dot with butter, and brown in the oven.

Halibut Steak A La Flamande

Butter a baking-pan, sprinkle with chopped onion, and lay a halibut steak upon it. Pour over the beaten yolk of an egg, season with salt and pepper, add the juice of half a lemon, and one tablespoonful of butter cut into small pieces. Bake for thirty minutes. Add to the liquid remaining in the pan enough boiling water to make the required quantity of sauce, and thicken it with browned flour.

Creamed Halibut

Flake cold cooked halibut and mix with Cream Sauce. Add a tablespoonful of minced parsley, the juice of half a lemon, and three tablespoonfuls of grated Parmesan cheese. Spread on buttered toast, sprinkle with minced parsley and serve.

Halibut Salad

Take cold cooked halibut cut small, salt and pepper lightly, and sprinkle with lemon-juice. For the dressing boil three large peeled potatoes until mealy. Drain, let dry, and beat to a dry powder with a fork. Add one saltspoonful of salt, the same of mustard and pepper, one rounding teaspoonful of powdered sugar, and two tablespoonfuls of vinegar beaten in gradually. Pour over the halibut and decorate with lettuce or green tops.

Turkish Halibut

Place on the bottom of a baking-pan two or three slices of onion, then a cutlet of halibut, and put a tablespoonful of butter cut into small bits over the top of the fish. Cut three skinned tomatoes into quarters, slice a sweet green pepper into ribbons, and put the tomatoes and pepper on the fish. Put the pan on the shelf of the oven to cook first the vegetables, but do not let it remain there long enough to discolor or change their shape; then remove it to the bottom of the oven, baste it well, and finish the cooking. When done place it carefully on a hot dish, and pour over it the juice from the pan.