Pan Fried Halibut Cheeks


  • 2 lbs Alaskan halibut cheeks
  • 2 cups corn meal
  • 1/4 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon parsley flake
  • Sea salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Lemon wedges
  • Malt vinegar


  1. Place corn meal into a plastic bag and add celery salt, parsley flakes, ground pepper, and sea salt.
  2. Add halibut cheeks (1/2 lb. per serving) and shake until well coated.
  3. Pour oil in large frying pan over high heat and carefully add the coated cheeks, frying until crisp, about 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  4. Serve immediately with lemon wedges or malt vinegar.