Cook pasta as directed on package. Drain; cover to keep warm.
Meanwhile, sprinkle both sides of halibut with salt and pepper. Heat 10-inch nonstick skillet over high heat. Immediately place fish in skillet; cook 1 minute or until golden brown.
Turn fish; reduce heat to medium. Add 1/3 cup water; cover and cook 5 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve fish over pasta.