Preheat the oven to 400°F. Pre-heat a nonstick skillet on medium heat.
Pat halibut portions dry of an excess moisture with paper towels.
Season fish with salt and pepper. Dust with a thin coating of Wondra on both sides.
Add the canola oil to the pan & allow to get hot, but not smoking.
Place halibut portions in the pan. Cook for about 2 minutes without moving them.
Flip fish and place the whole pan in the oven.
Bake for about 12-14 minutes until cooked through. *Fish is finished cooking when the flat end of a wooden skewer can pass through the thickest part of the fish with no resistance*
*CAUTION* Carefully remove the pan from the oven, pan handle will be HOT.