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Red Ash Italia

The following recipe has been provided by Red Ash Italia:

  •  Located in the Colorado Tower, 303 Colorado St. #200, Austin, TX 78701

  • Chef/Owner - John Carver

Red Ash Italia provides craft Italian fare, from wood-fired specialties to housemade pasta, plus wine in rustic-modern digs.

Available currently for takeout 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday Dining room and bar to reopen in near future.

Halibut in Parchment

Ingredients: per person

  • Halibut fillet - 8 oz.
  • Pinot Grigio - 2 oz.
  • Basil, chiffonade - 1 tbsp.
  • Pearl onions, peeled - 6 ea.
  • Zucchini, ½-inch-thick rounds - 4 ea.
  • Plum tomato, 1/6s - 1 ea.
  • Kalamata olives, pitted - 3 ea.
  • Artichoke bottom, cleaned, cooked - 1 ea.
  • Garlic clove, sliced thin - 3 ea.
  • Extra virgin olive oil - 2 tbsp. 

Cooking Method

  1. Season halibut with salt and white pepper, rub with olive oil.

  2. Place halibut in center of paper.

  3. Place vegetables around halibut. 

  4. Splash with Pinot Grigio.

  5. Place into an oven preheated to 400 degrees.

  6. Bake until just done, approximately 10 minutes depending on thickness of fish.

  7. Remove from oven to serving platter.

  8. Pull top portion of paper off.

  9. Sprinkle with basil and olive oil.

  10. Serve. 

Recommended Wines

  • Pinot Grigio: Alois Lageder, Jermann, & Livio Felluga
  • Sauvignon Blanc: Sancerre, Pouilly Fume, & Murphy-Goode
  • Chardonnay: Aldo Conterno Bussiador, Wayfarer, & Jordan 

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