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Grilled Keto Halibut Steaks with Basil Chimichurri Sauce (Paleo, Whole30, AIP Option))

Tender and delicious grilled keto halibut steaks are drizzled with the most flavorful and summery basil chimichurri sauce. It's a quick and healthy paleo and Whole30 meal!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Argentinian
Keyword: 30 minute paleo meals, 30 minute whole30 meals, basil chimichurri suace, chimichurri with basil, grilled halibut recipe, grilled seafood, keto halibut steaks
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 422kcal


  • 4 Open Nature® Pacific Halibut Steaks about 6-8 oz each
  • 2 tsp avocado oil or your favorite cooking oil
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper omit for AIP

Basil Chimichurri Sauce

  • 1 cup packed basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 4 garlic cloves peeled
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper omit for AIP
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper omit for AIP


  • Place all ingredients for the basil chimichurri sauce in a food processor and process until basil leaves are small and even in size. Set aside.
  • Preheat the grill to medium high heat and grease the grates.
  • Brush the halibut steaks with avocado oil on all sides, and sprinkle evenly with salt and pepper.
  • Place on the preheated grill and cook covered until just cooked through, about 4-5 minutes on each side. The fish should flake easily.
  • Serve drizzled with basil chimichurri sauce, or you can serve with the sauce on the side.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 422kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 32g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 556mg | Potassium: 769mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 467IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 28mg | Iron: 1mg