Preparation / Directions:
Mix butter, thyme, basil and mustard in small bowl to blend. Form butter into log. Wrap in plastic and freeze until fish is cooked. Prepare barbecue (medium-high heat) or preheat broiler. Drizzle halibut with lemon juice. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Grill or broil halibut until just cooked through, about 4 minutes per side. Transfer to plates. Slice butter into rounds. Place 1 or 2 rounds atop fish and serve.
Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes: 4 servings Herb butters are simple to make and they have so many uses. This one is great on halibut, but is also good on grilled cheese sandwiches, stirred into polenta or tossed with pasta. It will keep in the refrigerator for about a week or in the freezer for 1 month.