>Recipe of the Week: Grilled Halibut with Mole and Pico de Gallo
Posted on March 2, 2011 by Glutenfreeda
>This week’s recipe is a hopeful gesture towards a summer that, at least for those of us in Seattle, seems so very far away! Even better, this recipe is naturally gluten free, dairy/casein-free, egg-free, soy-free and peanut-free – wow! Featuring fresh pico de gallo and homemade mole sauce, this dish will make you feel like summer sunshine is right around the corner!
Grilled Halibut with Mole & Pico de Gallo
3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1/3 cup roasted sunflower seeds
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 yellow bell peppers, seeded & chopped
1 onion, chopped
1 Tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon cinnamon
2-1/2 cups gluten free chicken broth
3/4 teaspoon salt
For Pico de Gallo
1/2 small white or red onion or 8 slender scallions finely chopped
2 Tablespoons fresh lime juice
2 large ripe tomatoes, seeded, if desired, and finely diced
1/4-1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro (leaves and tender stems)
1-2 jalapeño peppers, seeded and minced
1 medium garlic clove, minced
1 Tablespoon balsamic vinegar
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
4 halibut filets
Salt and fresh ground pepper
For mole sauce
Heat oil in a large heavy saucepan over medium heat. When hot, add sunflower seeds, garlic, bell pepper, onion, cumin and cinnamon and stir until blended. Cook until onions are translucent. Add chicken broth and season to taste with salt. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.
Transfer sauce to a blender and blend or process until smooth.
For Pico de Gallo
Mix all ingredients in a bowl and set aside.
Prepare a grill or coals.
Brush filets with oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill until fish is opaque, about 5 minutes per side.
Top fish with mole sauce and then salsa.
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