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Grilled Rosemary Swordfish Recipe

Grilled Rosemary Swordfish Recipe

My husband loves swordfish, and this is his favorite way to have it—moist, tender and perked up with herbs. Tuna is a good substitute for swordfish. Its firm texture stands up to grilling. —Lorie Rice, Liverpool, NY
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + marinating Grill: 10 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh rosemary or 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 swordfish steaks (5 ounces each)

Directions

  • 1. In a large resealable plastic bag, combine the first seven ingredients; add the swordfish. Seal bag and turn to coat; refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 2. Drain and discard marinade. Moisten a paper towel with cooking oil; using long-handled tongs, lightly coat the grill rack. Grill swordfish, covered, over medium-high heat or broil 4 in. from the heat for 4-6 minutes on each side or until fish just turns opaque. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 steak equals 214 calories, 11 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 52 mg cholesterol, 350 mg sodium, 2 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 26 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 lean meat, 1 fat.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.