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10/27 only Ideas for Swordfish and scallops

normalheightsfoodie Oct 27, 2009 11:12 AM

I just purchased swordfish and scallops from the fish monger for tonight.
Any ideas for swordfish, prefer to cook on the grill.

  1. Emme Oct 27, 2009 08:13 PM

    Too late now, but I would've suggested a Scallop-Stuffed Swordfish... chop the scallops. Saute some onion and garlic in butter and olive oil, then add scallops and saute til almost opaque. Season with salt, pepper, and white wine. Then mix in bread crumbs enough to make a moist stuffing, then add in tarragon to taste. Butter swordfish fillets, spoon some filling and encase and secure the fillets. Bake or broil til swordfish is done. Drizzle with a little extra butter reduced with a little white wine, lemon juice, a dash or two of half and half (or evaporated milk), and tarragon.

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    1. re: Emme
      normalheightsfoodie Oct 28, 2009 11:41 AM

      Thanks everyone. I wound up grilling the steaks, each one was about an inch to inch and a half thick for about 5 minutes per side. They were all moist in the middle. I topped them witha salsa of pineapple, cucumber and red onion. I wanted to use mango, but mine went bad.

      I served it with zuchini with a tomato salsa.

      For a starter I served sauteed scallops in sesame oil, over a bed of butter leaf.

      We had Cherry Pie for dessert.

    2. Phurstluv Oct 27, 2009 04:53 PM

      I like to marinate the swordfish in olive oil, and some greek seasonings like oregano & lemon peel, s&p. Cover & leave in fridge for about 2 hours. Grill, then top with a greek salsa that I make with grape tomatoes, fresh parsley & basil, chopped kalamatas, crumbled feta, some pepper, dressed with a touch of olive oil & fresh lemon juice. Serve the fish over a barely dressed (w/ evoo & lemon juice, s&p) salad of mache or baby arugula and couscous. You can sear the scallops and serve as an app, or alongside the fish. Delish, enjoy!

      1. bermudagourmetgoddess Oct 27, 2009 12:37 PM

        Love fresh Swordy!

        Grilled Swordfish
        4 cloves garlic, chopped finely or pressed
        1/3 cup white wine
        1/4 cup lemon juice
        2 tablespoons soy sauce
        2 tablespoons olive oil
        Salt and pepper to taste
        4 swordfish steaks
        1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)
        4 slices lemon, for garnish (optional)

        In a glass baking dish, combine the garlic, white wine, lemon juice, soy sauce, olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix just to blend. Place swordfish steaks into the marinade, and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Preheat an outdoor grill for high heat, and lightly oil the grate. Grill swordfish steaks for 5 to 6 minutes on each side. Garnish with parsley and lemon wedges.

        Citrus Swordfish Kabobs
        2 lbs Fresh Bermuda Swordfish (or any fresh Swordfish) cut into 1 inch cubes marinate in Citrus Mix
        You can add any fresh Veggie to the Kabob you like, I like red onions, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes, except the mushrooms I also place the veggies in the marinated. Allow to marinate for 30 minutes.

        Juice of two oranges
        Juice of two Limes
        Juice of two Lemons
        1/4 C Canola Oil
        Pinch of salt and pepper to taste

        Skewer the fish with rotating the veggies and grill over med heat while turning at least twice...About 10-12 minutes and they should be done. You do not want to overcook, the fish will become dry!

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            KiltedCook Oct 27, 2009 11:28 AM

            I brush swordfish with mayonnaise and let it marinate for an hour or so before grilling/pan frying.

            I like a Gratin of Scallops, Tomato and Basil. Sear the scallops. Remove from the pan. In the same skillet start to fry some sliced tomatoes - red or green, but firm. Add some fresh basil and let it start to wilt. Now add a cup or so of cream and bring to a simmer. Add the scallops back and cook until warmed through. Then sprinkle with lots of shredded Emmenthaler, Jarlsberg or even American Swiss and serve.

            1. goodhealthgourmet Oct 27, 2009 11:18 AM

              plenty of ideas (for grilled and other preparations) in search results:

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