Steamed Fish and Vegetables


There's no need to sacrifice nutrition for speed. Here, enjoy delicious halibut any night of the week.

Steamed Fish and Vegetables
Photo: Sang An
Hands On Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
4 serves


  • 1 head broccoli, cut into florets

  • 3 yellow squash or zucchini, cut into 1/2-inch rounds

  • kosher salt and black pepper

  • 4 8-ounce skinless halibut fillets (about 1 inch thick)

  • 4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh herbs, such as basil, flat-leaf parsley, or thyme (optional)

  • 2 lemons, halved


  1. Place a steamer in a large saucepan. Add enough water to reach just below it. Bring to a boil.

  2. Add the broccoli and squash and steam, covered, until tender, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a bowl, season with ¼ teaspoon salt, and cover.

  3. If necessary, add more water to the pan. Return to a boil. Season the halibut with ½ teaspoon salt and ¼ teaspoon pepper.

  4. Place the halibut on the steamer, cover, and cook until it flakes easily and is the same color throughout, about 7 minutes.

  5. Drizzle the halibut and vegetables with the oil. Sprinkle with the herbs (if using) and serve with the lemon halves.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

295 Calories
9g Fat
17g Carbs
40g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 295
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 9g 12%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 40g

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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