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May 16, 2007 08:51 AM

Any good swordfish recipes?

I am looking for some new ways to make swordfish. I usually use a cajun spiced seasoning and grill it but am lookng for some new flavors/recipes. Any ideas?

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  1. My favorite sword recipe is from an old issue of Gourmet so you may be able to get it from epicurious, but I will wing it here, I always make a few changes anyway.

    Swordfish & peppers

    serves 2

    8-12 cubano or frying peppers (long, light green, slight kick), seeded & cut into thin strips
    1 medium onion sliced
    1-2 cloves garlic chopped
    1-2 tsp ground cumin
    Hot pepper flakes to taste
    1-14oz can diced tomatoes
    1/4-1/2 cup dry white wine
    3/4-1 lb sword fillets
    2 T olive oil

    Saute peppers, onion & garlic in OO till softened.
    Sprinkle in cumin, some red pepper flakes & salt to taste.
    Add wine & simmer till slightly reduced.
    Add tomatoes. Simmer about 5 minutes.
    Add fish filets. Cover & simmer till cooked through.
    Adjust seasoning.

    Can be served hot or at room temp

    1. Grilled with just a bit of olive oil and then topped with a blob of tapenade (the classic black olive variety) is my new fave.

      I was served some the other night topped with a very spicy fresh salsa (tomatoes, onions, serrano or similar pepper and not sure what else as it felt rude to dissect my food in the non-chowish company I was in) that was tasty.

      1. My go-to recipe for swordfish is pretty basic. Salt, pepper and olive oil slathered on the fish then grilled until just cooked. Serve with a pineapple-peach salsa that is heavy on cracked black pepper and Thai basil. It's pretty basic, but it's a great summer dish when you're not feeling up for dealing with too much heat in your cooking.

        1. lots of lemon, oregano and capers.

          1. I do a quick marinade of 1/2 italian dressing and 1/2 catilina dressing before grilling.
            (was a copy of something I had at a restaurant that would not share their secret!)
            So simple-but so good.