With a relatively bold flavor, halibut pairs well with many things but for this summer salad I combine it with sweet cantaloupe, zesty feta, and sour lemon for a simple but tasty dish. The addition of wheat berries rounds it all out with a nutty and sweet flavor. This dish also works well with other white fish, or even chicken and turkey.
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Preheat a water bath to 130°F (54.4°C).
Clean the halibut and cut into portions if needed. Liberally salt and pepper the halibut then place in a sous vide bag with the rosemary and seal. Let the halibut sit for 30 minutes for the dry brine to take effect.
Cook the halibut for 30 to 60 minutes, until heated through.
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Toss all the ingredients together then salt and pepper to taste.
Remove the halibut from the bag and dry thoroughly using paper towels or a dish cloth. Briefly sear the halibut on one side.
Place the halibut on a plate and top with the melon and feta salad. Sprinkle with the lemon zest then serve.
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