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Roast Halibut Recipe. 

Roast Halibut with Brown Shrimp Samphire & Black Rice Risotto with Heirloom Tomatoes and Smoked Gubeen Froth

Wow your guests at your next dinner party with this amazing recipe from our Head Chef at Monart Destination Spa, Azaharan Bin Ostman.


  • 1 portion of Halibut
  • Salt & pepper to season
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 knobs of butter
  • 2 tbsp of black rice
  • 1.5 tbsp of chopped shallots
  • 1 cup of chicken Stock
  • 250g of brown shrimp
  • 100g of samphire
  • 8 heirloom tomatoes
  • A few sprigs of dill
  • A drop of lemon Juice
  • 250g of milk
  • 100g of smoked gubbeen cheese
  • A sprig of thyme


  1. Season the Halibut with salt & pepper
  2. Pan fry the Halibut with oil until brown and baste with butter and set a side
  3. For the rice, sauté 1 tbsp of chopped shallots, 2 tbsp of black rice, add a cup of chicken stock and simmer for 18 minutes. Finish with brown shrimp and samphire
  4. For the tomato juice, juice a quarter and season with salt & pepper, a tbsp of olive oil and add a few sprigs of dill and a drop of lemon juice
  5. For the smoked gubeen froth – half a shallot, add milk, smoked gubeen, thyme and simmer for 5 minutes, then froth the milk until foamy
  6. Pour the juice in the dish and add the risotto, shrimp, samphire, chopped heirloom tomatoes and place the halibut on top then finish with the smoked gubeen froth

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