Sweet and Sour Alaska Halibut
1 8-ounce can pineapple chunks
2 tablespoons sugar
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup vinegar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 red or green bell pepper – cut in 3/4" cubes
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1 1/2 pounds hot poached Alaska halibut steaks*
Drain pineapple; reserve syrup. Add water to reserved syrup to equal 1 cup. Combine with sugar, cornstarch, vinegar and soy sauce. Cook and stir until thickened. Add pineapple, peppers and green onions; cook 1 minute longer. Serve over poached halibut.
*Poached Alaska Halibut: Cover halibut, thawed if necessary, with boiling, salted water. Add 2 slices onion, 2 slices lemon, 4 sprigs parsley and several peppercorns. Simmer, covered, allowing 10 minutes per inch of thickness measured at its thickest part, or until halibut flakes when tested with a fork.