Heavenly Halibut Lasagna – A Seafood Lover’s Delight

Attention, all seafood lovers and foodies out there! Are you looking for a unique and high-class dish to satisfy your taste buds? Look no further! I present to you the mouth-watering halibut lasagna recipe that will have your guests begging for seconds.

This exquisite seafood-based dish combines the flavors of fresh halibut and rich white sauce with lasagna noodles that are layered with Swiss cheese, creating a burst of texture and taste in every bite. It’s the perfect dish to serve at dinner parties, graduations or any special occasion that calls for a touch of elegance.

You don’t need to be an expert chef or have fancy kitchen tools to make this delicious halibut lasagna. Just follow this recipe carefully, and you’ll have a masterpiece on your plate in no time.

So, are you ready to impress your guests and take your dinner game up a notch? Then let’s put on our aprons and get ready to cook up a storm with this delicious and unique halibut lasagna recipe that will leave everyone craving for more.

Why You’ll Love This Recipe

Halibut Lasagna
Halibut Lasagna

If you’re a seafood lover or simply someone who loves trying out new, unique recipes, you’ll definitely fall in love with this Halibut Lasagna recipe. The layers of halibut steaks cooked to perfection and covered in rich, creamy sauce are sure to make your taste buds dance with delight.

But it’s not just the delicious taste that makes this halibut lasagna so special – it’s also incredibly easy to make. With just a few simple ingredients and some basic kitchen tools, you can whip up this dish in no time.

And let’s not forget about the health benefits of incorporating halibut into your diet. Not only is it low in fat and calories, but it’s also high in protein which makes this dish a great option for dinner parties or family gatherings where you want to serve something healthy and delicious to your guests.

Whether you’re looking for a new seafood recipe to try out or simply want to impress your guests with a unique and flavorful dish, this halibut lasagna recipe will surely do the trick. Don’t be surprised when your guests ask for seconds (or even thirds!) – this is a recipe that everyone will love.

Ingredient List

 Pristine slices of fresh halibut swim among tender noodles and cheesy layers.
Pristine slices of fresh halibut swim among tender noodles and cheesy layers.

Here’s everything you need to create a flavorful halibut lasagna recipe:


  • 2 pounds of halibut steaks, cut into 1-inch cubes, bones removed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme

White Sauce

  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Swiss cheese, shredded


  • Lasagna noodles, cooked
  • Halibut white sauce cheese mixture
    • Repeat layers: half noodles, halibut white sauce cheese mixture
    • Cover and bake in a greased 13 x 9-inch baking dish at 375°F for around 30 minutes.

Optional Garnish

  • Lemon wedges

Fizzy Tip:

Choose fresh Alaskan halibut for optimal freshness and sweet taste. If you can’t get Alaskan halibut, any type of firm white fish can be used as a substitute. Be sure to choose the freshest fish available to get the best flavor in this seafood lasagna recipe.

The Recipe How-To

 White wine and dill lend their fragrant notes to this beautiful seafood sensation.
White wine and dill lend their fragrant notes to this beautiful seafood sensation.

Now that we have gone through the ingredient list, let us start cooking this delicious Halibut Lasagna.

Step 1: Preheat The Oven and Prepare The Ingredients

Before we begin assembling the lasagna, let’s preheat the oven to 375°F. While the oven is heating up, begin preparing the ingredients starting with cutting 2 pounds of halibut steaks, bones removed, into 1-inch cubes. Then, mince 2 garlic cloves and set aside.

Step 2: Cook The Halibut And Prepare The Sauce

In a skillet over medium heat, melt 6 tablespoons of butter divided and add the chopped halibut cubes and minced garlic cloves. Season with ¾ teaspoon dried thyme, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, and ½ teaspoon salt. Sauté until the halibut is cooked through and becomes slightly golden brown in color.

Next, prepare the white sauce by melting 4 tablespoons of butter in a separate pan over low heat. Add 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour to create a roux-like consistency. Gradually pour in 3 cups chicken broth, whisking continuously to avoid lumps until it thickens.

Step 3: Assemble The Halibut Lasagna Layers

Grease a 13 x 9-inch baking dish with olive oil or cooking spray. Line the bottom of the dish with a layer of lasagna noodles then add a layer of half of the cooked halibut mixture spreading evenly across the noodles.

On top of the halibut mixture layer on some more lasagna noodles. Pour half of the white sauce mixture over the top layer of noodles then sprinkle grated Swiss cheese and chopped fresh parsley to finish that layer.

Pour another layer of halibut mixture followed by another layer of lasagna noodles, remaining white sauce mixture, Swiss cheese and fresh parsley on top to complete your last layer.

Cover with foil and bake for about 35-40 minutes in your preheated oven.

Once done, remove from the oven and let it cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Enjoy your very own version of this easy seafood lasagne recipe and impress your guests with your skills!

Substitutions and Variations

 Golden, bubbling cheese stares up at you from under a rich tomato sauce.
Golden, bubbling cheese stares up at you from under a rich tomato sauce.

Now, if you’re feeling like getting a bit creative with your Halibut Lasagna recipe, there are many substitutions and variations that you can make to truly make it your own. One popular variation is to switch out the Swiss cheese with mozzarella or parmesan cheese for a different flavor profile. You can also substitute chicken broth for vegetable broth if you want a vegetarian version of this dish.

If you prefer spicier food, adding some crushed red pepper flakes or cayenne pepper to the white sauce will give your Halibut Lasagna recipe an extra kick. To give it a lemony twist, you can add a ¼ cup of fresh lemon juice to the white sauce mixture.

Seafood lovers may also enjoy substituting shrimp or crab for the halibut in this recipe. Alternatively, you can also add additional seafood to the mix for a fun seafood lasagna medley.

For those who are not fans of lasagna noodles or simply find them hard to source, try using plantain or idaho potato slices as your base. This will give the dish a unique twist and an extra crunch.

Lastly, while halibut is certainly the star of the show in this recipe, feel free to experiment with other types of fish if you desire. Cod and salmon are excellent options that may be readily available in local markets.

Whatever variation you choose, always remember to adjust cooking times and temperature accordingly. Get creative and have fun with this easy seafood lasagna recipe!

Serving and Pairing

 Add layers of flavor with aromatic herbs like thyme and oregano.
Add layers of flavor with aromatic herbs like thyme and oregano.

Welcome back to my kitchen, where we are making a delicious and mouthwatering Halibut Lasagna! Once your golden-brown lasagna is baked to perfection, it’s time to serve and enjoy. This seafood lasagna is perfect for any special gathering or just a cozy family dinner.

Pair this dish with some fresh parsley sprinkled on top to add color and a mild taste that complements the dish perfectly. The Swiss cheese helps balance the flavors of the halibut, so make sure to have plenty on hand. Sipping on a glass of white wine with this seafood lasagna is also an excellent pairing suggestion.

The buttery and savory flavors from the halibut lasagna go perfectly with olive oil-dressed salad greens, such as arugula or baby spinach. You can also serve it with some roasted vegetables as a side dish.

If you’re looking for another seafood entree, try serving this halibut recipe with lemon grilled fish fillets or shrimp skewers. The possibilities are endless when it comes to pairing this easy seafood recipe.

As for dessert, I recommend something light and refreshing like a fruit sorbet or ice cream to balance out the richness in the lasagna.

Now that you know how versatile this dish can be, there’s no reason not to whip up this halibut lasagna at your next dinner party or potluck. Trust me; your guests will be amazed by your cooking skills!

Make-Ahead, Storing and Reheating

 A savory seafood spin on a classic Italian favorite.
A savory seafood spin on a classic Italian favorite.

Making the halibut lasagna in advance is a great idea if you’re hosting a party or want to have it ready for dinner the next day. All you need to do is let it cool completely, cover it tightly with plastic wrap, and refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

When reheating, preheat your oven to 375°F (190°C). Remove the plastic wrap and cover the baking dish with aluminum foil to prevent the cheese from burning. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until heated through.

If you have leftovers, store them in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to three days. Reheat individual portions in the microwave, covered with a damp paper towel, or in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for about 15-20 minutes.

However, keep in mind that reheating lasagna can cause it to dry out. To prevent this, add a splash of chicken broth or olive oil before reheating.

Another option is to freeze the halibut lasagna. Allow it to cool completely and wrap it tightly with aluminum foil and plastic wrap. Freeze for up to three months.

When ready to eat, thaw the lasagna overnight in the fridge and then reheat following the instructions above.

No matter how you choose to store and reheat it, halibut lasagna is a delicious meal that is sure to please everyone at the table.

Tips for Perfect Results

 Dive into this decadent dish and let the flavors transport you seaside.
Dive into this decadent dish and let the flavors transport you seaside.

When it comes to making a halibut lasagna, there are some tips and tricks you can use to ensure perfect results every time. Here are my top tips for making the best halibut lasagna:

1. Opt for Fresh Halibut: When it comes to seafood, freshness is key. Try and get your hands on some fresh Alaskan halibut steaks if you can. However, if you’re using frozen halibut, make sure to thaw it completely before using it in this recipe.

2. Cut the Halibut in 1 inch Cubes: To ensure even cooking, cut your halibut into bite-sized 1 inch cubes. This will ensure that the fish cooks through perfectly and evenly while baking.

3. Use Swiss Cheese: Swiss cheese adds a lovely nutty flavor that pairs perfectly with the delicate flavor of the halibut. Don’t try to substitute with other cheeses, as Swiss cheese works best in this recipe.

4. Layer Carefully: When layering the lasagna, be sure to layer carefully and evenly. Start with a layer of noodles, then add a layer of halibut, followed by a layer of white sauce and cheese. Repeat until all ingredients are used up.

5. Cover and Bake: While baking, cover the lasagna with foil for the first half of baking time. This will ensure that the noodles and halibut cook perfectly without getting too dry or overcooked on top.

By following these tips, you’ll be sure to create a delicious and impressive seafood lasagna that’s perfect for any occasion.

Bottom Line


In conclusion, this halibut lasagna recipe is a must-try for seafood lovers looking for a twist on traditional lasagna. The combination of savory halibut, creamy Swiss cheese, and fragrant garlic and thyme makes for a mouthwatering dish that’s sure to impress. With the ability to make ahead, store, and reheat, this recipe is perfect for any dinner party or family gathering.

Don’t be afraid to switch things up by adding in your own variations such as shrimp or crab. Impress your guests with this easy seafood lasagna recipe that will have them coming back for seconds. So next time you’re looking for a unique and delicious pasta dish, consider the halibut lasagna recipe.

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or craving some fresh Alaskan halibut, this recipe is sure to satisfy. From Sitka Point Lodge fishing charters to the comfort of your own home, indulge in the flavors of the sea with this delectable halibut lasagna recipe.

Halibut Lasagna

Halibut Lasagna Recipe

Another tried and true Alaskan halibut recipe. My daughter originally got the recipe from a friend of hers. This is a delicious dish that disappears in a hurry.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Calories 508.7 kcal


  • 6 tablespoons butter, divided
  • 1 1/2 lbs boneless halibut steaks, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced or 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 8 ounces lasagna noodles, cooked and drained
  • 2 cups shredded swiss cheese
  • minced fresh parsley (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt 2 Tablespoons of the butter.
  • Add the halibut, garlic, thyme. Cook until fish flakes easily with a fork (approx. 10 min.).
  • Remove from heat, chop up halibut and set aside.
  • Add remaining butter to skillet. Stir in flour and salt until smooth.
  • Continue to cook, stirring until golden brown.
  • Gradually add broth and cream; bring to a boil (stirring constantly).
  • Contiue to cook and stir for 2 minute or until thickened into a nice white sauce.
  • In a greased 13 x 9 x 2 baking dish layer half the noodles, halibut, white sauce, and cheese.
  • Repeat layers.
  • Cover and bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 min longer or until bubbly.
  • Let stand 15 min before serving.
  • Sprinkle with parsley if desired.
  • Variation: For non-swiss cheese lovers, use a provolone-mozzarella cheese mix.
  • **Cooking time includes 15 minutes standing time.

Your Own Notes


Serving: 234gCalories: 508.7kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 30.9gFat: 29.9gSaturated Fat: 17.6gCholesterol: 115.8mgSodium: 460.7mgFiber: 1.1gSugar: 1.1g
Keyword < 4 Hours, Easy, Halibut, Kid-Friendly, Savory
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