If you’re wondering how to cook swordfish, you’ve come to the right place! Swordfish is one of our favorite fish to cook with. With it’s mild flavor and firm texture, it can be so versatile.
That’s why we compiled this collection of Swordfish Recipes, to help you go beyond the basic salt, pepper and lemon..
From simple light swordfish dishes to cozy stews, sandwiches and tacos, you’ll find plenty of interesting new ways to prepare your swordfish.
Save this collection of amazing dishes, and you’ll never wonder “what to cook with swordfish?” again!
1. Grilled Swordfish
Starting our list of swordfish recipes, this quick Grilled Swordfish is delicious and simple, marinated in lemon, garlic, olive oil and herbs. It enhances the beautiful flavor of the fish, without overpowering it. This easy recipe makes a perfect dinner for your family.
Moqueca! It’s a ridiculously tasty fish stew in a tomato coconut base. Perfect for sopping up with crusty bread. Simple ingredients like tomatoes, peppers and pantry staple seasonings, along with a squeeze of lime at the end, all come together to create magic.
3. Blackened Swordfish
Blackened Swordfish is a perfect fish dinner for entertaining, but is easy enough for weeknight dinners.
Swordfish filets are well seasoned with a variety of spices, then quickly pan seared or grilled. Pair it with some fresh salad or slaw for a great meal.
4. Mediterranean Fish with Tapenade
Your favorite swordfish, in a Mediterranean avatar! Imagine a nice chunk of mahi, pan seared and topped up with the goodness of this bright delicious tapenade.
This looks and tastes like a gourmet entrée, but you will be amazed how quickly it all comes together, and how little effort it demands.
5. Swordfish Tacos
Swordfish make a wonderful fish for a fish taco. These tacos are wrapped in a tortilla which is loaded with marinated grilled fish, along with sweet and tangy pineapple salsa and avocado. YUM!
6. Easy Baked Swordfish
This Easy Baked Swordfish is flaky, juicy and so delicious. Its seasoning perfectly compliments the fish, and the whole recipe takes about 20 minutes.
7. Swordfish Burgers
These fish burgers are so good and so easy, you’ll never order them in a restaurant again. This super healthy burger is so quick to make, and it comes with a simple and flavorful lemon vinaigrette.
8. Grilled Swordfish Salmoriglio
Grilled Swordfish Salmoriglio is simple, yet so delicious. Salmoriglio is a bright and vibrant Italian condiment made of lemon juice, olive oil, garlic, salt, and herbs. It gets drizzled over perfectly grilled fish, enhancing the flavor of the fish. This is an absolutely stunning dish!
9. Goan Fish Curry
Goan Fish Curry is a spicy and tangy curry from the coastal Indian state of Goa. The fish simmers in a beautifully spices tomato and coconut milk based gravy. It’s great served with a pile of white rice. This unique and flavorful dish is one of our favorite swordfish recipes!
10. Mediterranean Grilled Swordfish
This Mediterranean Grilled Swordfish recipe is so easy and flavorful. The marinade is super simple to make, infused with olive oil, garlic and some. Great dish to serve at get togethers and parties.
11. Ginger Garlic Swordfish
Asian inspired flavors combined with the mild taste of swordfish is just amazing, along with tasty avocado mango salsa. In this recipe, the swordfish is first marinated in teriyaki sauce and then grilled to perfection.
Serve this delicious grilled fish with fresh sweet and tangy mango salsa for a restaurant quality dish. Simply awesome!
12. Tandoori Fish Tikka
This Tandoori Fish Tikka recipe is based on an extremely popular dish from the northern part of India. The fish is marinated in a mixture of yogurt and a variety of spices, which infuse tons of flavor. Serve this dish as an appetizer or as a first course.
13. Mediterranean Stuffed Swordfish
Mediterranean Stuffed Swordfish is an impressive and classy looking dish, perfect to present to company. Filled with spinach and feta cheese, this can be grilled or broiled.
14. Swordfish Birria
This is traditionally made with beef, birria is a popular Mexican dish flavored with a variety of chili peppers and spices. This recipe has been adapted to bring those same flavors to swordfish, for an amazing and delicious seafood dish. Your family and friends simply love this version of Birria!
15. Grilled Swordfish Kebabs
We’re wrapping up our list of swordfish recipes with these kebabs. They are going to be your new favorite for grilling season.
With a citrus herb salsa is a fresh and vibrant marinade, these kebabs are a a light and tasty seafood dish you’ll want again and again.
What a great collection of swordfish recipes. It’s one of our favorite fish varieties, and we love finding new ways to cook it.
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- 1 lb swordfish fillets
- 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
- 1/4 tsp paprika
- 2 cloves garlic
- 1.5 cup cherry tomatoes
- 1/2 cup jarred roasted red peppers
- 1/2 cup black olives
- 1/4 cup green olives
- 1/4 cup capers
- 1 lemon, half squeezed and half for garnish
- 2 sprigs of rosemary
- 7-8 sprigs of thyme
- 3-4 sprigs of oregano
- 2 Tbsp flour
- Salt to taste
- Pepper to taste
- Start by finely chopping olives, capers, roasted red peppers and garlic. Halve the cherry tomatoes. Finely chop fresh herbs.
- Heat all of olive oil, except for 2-3 tablespoons, in a pan over medium heat. Add in cherry tomato halves and garlic and give it a good stir. Cook till the garlic starts getting aromatic, about two minutes. Stir in chopped roasted bell peppers and cook for 1-2 minutes. Mix in the chopped herbs. Give it a mix. Add chopped olives and capers and cook for a couple more minutes. Stir in a splash of lemon juice and drizzle a little bit more olive oil.
- Season swordfish with paprika, fresh cracked pepper and salt on both sides. and then dust it lightly with flour on both sides.
- Heat the remaining oil in a skillet over medium high heat. Add swordfish and cook 10 minutes per inch thickness, turning halfway through.
- Plate the swordfish and top it generously with prepared tapenade. Garnish with some more fresh herbs and lemon wedges.
- Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!
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