How Long to Cook Halibut
How long to cook halibut will depend on the thickness of your filet and the cooking method you choose, but it generally won't take more than a few minutes: In less than a half-hour, you can have a delicious fish dinner on the table!
How Long to Bake Halibut in the Oven
The timing will vary slightly based on the thickness of your halibut filet, but a general rule of thumb is that it will take roughly 15 to 20 minutes to bake a 1-inch cut at 400 degrees.
How Long to Pan-Fry Halibut
The total cooking time for pan-fried halibut will be between 6 and 10 minutes: That's 3 to 4 minutes per side in a skillet with a bit of oil over medium-high heat.
Either way, you can test your fish for doneness with a fork or a thermometer. When it flakes easily with a fork and the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees, the fish is ready to eat.