Halibut Fillets with Mango and Basil Sauce

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Craig Claiborne's Southern Cooking

By Craig Claiborne

Published 1987

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This is another example of what has been called “nouvelle” Southern cooking. It is a splendid dish, the creation of an inspired chef who presides over a fine restaurant kitchen in Dallas.


  • 4 tablespoons plus teaspoons corn, peanut, or vegetable oil
  • 1 cup


  1. Heat teaspoons oil in a saucepan and add the mushrooms. Cook, stirring, until the mushrooms give up their liquid. Continue cooking until the liquid evaporates. Add the shallots and cook, stirring, about 1 minute.
  2. Add the wine and thyme and continue cooking until t