Grilled Halibut in Cedar Wraps

Grilled halibut is an easy summer meal. Make on the grill and serve with corn on the cob and a salad for a colorful and complete meal!

Cedar wraps add delicious flavor to grilled halibut

A new and easy way to make halibut– Grilled Halibut in Cedar Wraps. A big thank you to Fire & Flavor for providing me with cedar wraps to experiment with for Cook Love Heal. This is the first recipe I’ve created using the wraps and I thought they were amazing.

grilled halibut in cedar wraps

How to make grilled halibut in cedar wraps

Step 1. Place halibut on cedar wrap and season with vinaigrette.

grilled halibut in cedar wraps

Step 2. Tie wrap with kitchen twine (provided with cedar wraps).

grilled halibut in cedar wraps

Step 3. Place cedar wrapped halibut on grill and cook 4-5 minutes per side depending on thickness.

grilled halibut in cedar wraps

Step 4. Remove from grill onto a clean plate and garnish with fresh basil.

grilled halibut in cedar wraps

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Grilled Halibut in Cedar Wraps • Cook Love Heal by Rachel Zierzow


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Grilled halibut in cedar wrap with sweet corn and salad

Grilled Halibut in Cedar Wraps

  • Author: Chef Rachel Z
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Seafood
  • Cuisine: American


  • 4 cedar wraps with kitchen twine (Fire & Flavor brand recommended)
  • 4 4 to 6-ounce halibut fillets
  • unrefined sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemongrass mint white balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • a few sprigs Thai basil


  1. Place cedar wraps in a glass baking dish or bowl and cover with water. Soak for 30 minutes or so.
  2. Preheat grill to about 350 degrees.
  3. Lightly rinse halibut fillets and pat dry with paper towels.
  4. Sprinkle fillets generously with sea salt.
  5. In a small bowl or glass measuring cup, whisk together vinegar and oil with a pinch of salt.
  6. Place cedar wraps on a sheet pan or cutting board and wipe dry with a cloth. Place each fillet on a cedar wrap and drizzle each one with vinaigrette.
  7. Fold wrap over fish and tie closed with kitchen twine.
  8. Place wraps on the grill seam-side down first, and cook about 4-5 minutes on each side.
  9. Immediately transfer to a clean plate to catch the juices, which you can pour over the top after it is served.

Serving suggestions

  1. Serve with fresh corn on the cob and an arugula salad.



More healthy fish recipes from Cook Love Heal:

Baked Wild Salmon with Rosemary and Garlic

Brazilian Fish Stew (Mocqueca)

Crusted Halibut with Caper White Wine Sauce


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