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Baked Halibut with Fingerlings and Olives is a mouthwatering one-dish meal made with gold fingerling potatoes, green olives, halibut and dill.

Baked Halibut with Fingerlings and Olives

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, seafood
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Author Amee


  • 24 oz fingerling potatoes quartered
  • 4 3-4 oz halibut filets (thawed, if frozen)
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 lemon zested, halved and juiced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill finely chopped
  • 1 cup pitted green olives
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  • In a large cast iron skillet, add potatoes, olive oil and half of the dill 
  • Season with salt and pepper
  • Roast 15-20 minutes, or until potatoes are almost tender.
  • Blot halibut filets with a paper towel to remove any moisture and cover with lemon juice.
  • Allow halibut to soak in lemon juice while potatoes are cooking. 
  • Remove pan from the oven and top with halibut filets, olives and stir in garlic.
  • Drizzle halibut with a little olive oil and top with remaining dill, lemon zest, and lemon juice.
  •   Bake for 10 minutes, or until fish flakes with a fork.  
  •   Serve immediately. Garnish with extra dill, if desired.