Sicilian-Style Swordfish Steaks

With Cherry Tomato and Caper Relish

Prep & Cook Time: 25-35 min.

Cook Within: 3 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Mild

Contains: Fish

Calories Conscious
Carb Conscious
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Firm, flaky, and buttery swordfish often marks a special-occasion meal. But whether it's a regular weeknight or you're cooking for someone you love, you should enjoy this light and healthy dish whenever! The homemade, zesty relish brightens and plays beautifully against the buttery, tender fish for a wonderful anytime meal.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • 5 oz. Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Lemon
  • 4 Parsley Sprigs
  • 3 Basil Sprigs
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Shallot
  • 2 oz. Capers
  • Info
    2 Swordfish Steaks

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  • Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
    34
  • Carbohydrates
    8g
  • Fat
    0g
  • Protein
    1g
  • Sodium
    614mg

Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Mixing Bowl
  • 1 Medium Pan
  • 1

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Thoroughly rinse produce and pat dry. Halve cherry tomatoes. Halve lemon. Zest one half for garnish. Cut parsley into strips. Stack basil leaves and roll into a cylinder, slice across the length of the roll, creating very thin strips (chiffonade). Mince garlic. Peel and finely dice shallot. Drain capers. Rinse swordfish steaks and pat dry.

  • 2

    Prepare the Relish

    Place tomatoes, garlic to taste, shallot to taste (these can be strong for some), capers, basil, 1 tsp. olive oil, and ½ the parsley (reserving remaining for garnish) in a large mixing bowl. Squeeze in the juice of the lemon. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Mix well and set aside so flavors can marinate at room temperature.

  • 3

    Cook the Swordfish

    Warm 2 tsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium heat. Season both sides of the swordfish with a pinch of salt and pepper. Add to pan and cook on each side for 5-6 minutes, or until fish is firm, browned, and flaky. Set aside.

  • 4

    Plate the Dish

    Place a swordfish steak in the middle of a plate. Add a generous serving of relish atop swordfish steak. Garnish with remaining parsley, lemon zest, and a crack of black pepper.

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