Although Atlantic halibut are over-fished, abundant Pacific halibut are available from Alaska. Cooking the Baby Gems in this way, rather like the Italians do with radicchio, brings out the innate sweetness that makes them perfect to serve with fish.
In a large non-stick frying pan, heat the butter and olive oil until hot. Season the fish with salt and lightly colour the steaks on both side in the pan, basting as you go. Lower the heat and continue cooking, still gently basting. When cooked,