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Poached Halibut

3 cups water
1 tablespoon salt
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 pound fresh asparagus -- trimmed
1 teaspoon olive oil
4 halibut filets - (6 to 7 oz ea)

For Asparagus: Over high heat, bring bring water and a pinch of salt to a boil. Add asparagus and boil for 2 minutes (water should just cover asparagus). Remove asparagus from water and set aside.

For Halibut: In a medium saucepan over high heat, bring water, salt and lemon juice to a boil. Next, place halibut filets in boiling water and turn heat down to medium. Poach for 7 to 8 minutes. Remove from water, drain, place on serving plates and top with cooked asparagus. Drizzle lightly with olive oil and serve.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

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