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Grilled Swordfish Recipe

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Delicious, seasoned swordfish just grilled and seared to perfection! This tender grilled swordfish has a savory marinade of spices that give the fish maximum flavor.

Grilling in the summer is such an easy dinner idea. I also like not having to heat up my kitchen and grilling makes meat and fish even more flavorful! Some of my favorite grilled recipes that you have to try are this chicken, these amazing steak skewers, or this amazing salmon.

What does grilled swordfish taste like?

The world needs to know how delicious swordfish is! Most people go for more common fish options, but I’m telling you, swordfish is a MUST! So tender and full of flavor, and the spices on the outside are the stars of this dish. It looks so fancy, but it really is.

This swordfish recipe will have you wanting to season and grill fish every day of the week. I couldn’t stop eating this fish, it was amazing! If you are looking for other fish dishes that I can’t live without, you should try the cod, prawns or lobster!

Ingredients needed to make grilled swordfish

A few ingredients are enough to prepare this fantastic grilled swordfish! Combined, they create something that rivals even the best seafood restaurants! You will love the texture of the fish and how it turns out.

  • Fish dressing: This is the #1 best fish dressing. 1 is the secret to this fantastic swordfish recipe.
  • Olive oil: Olive oil serves as the base for the fish marinade.
  • Garlic cloves: Always fresh garlic! Feel free to use minced garlic in a jar if that’s easier.
  • Soy sauce: This savory and flavorful soy sauce helps tenderize the fish as it marinates.
  • English sauce: A bit of the smoky flavor from the Worcestershire sauce added is delicious.
  • Lemon: Just the juice of one lemon! Lemon is the best flavor for fish.
  • Swordfish fillets: A kilo of swordfish fillets for this recipe!
  • lemon and Parsley: Fresh lemon and parsley garnish and enhance the flavors of this dish. It also makes the presentation beautiful.

How to grill swordfish

Grilling swordfish couldn’t be easier with my recipe! It’s an easy marinade with simple grilling instructions. Once the fish is marinated, all you are left with is the grill, and it looks like you have the secret to the best grilled swordfish in town!

  1. Make the marinade: In an airtight bag, combine fish dressing, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, Worcestershire sauce, and lemon juice.
  2. Marinated Swordfish: Add the swordfish fillets to the bag and marinate for at least 30 minutes.
  3. Grilled swordfish: Preheat the grill to the maximum. Next, add the steaks to the grill and grill for 4-6 minutes on one side, then flip. The fish will flake easily when cooked, but will retain its texture.
  4. Decorate and serve: Garnish grilled swordfish with lemons and parsley. Then you can serve and enjoy!

Benefits of swordfish

Is grilled swordfish a healthy fish to eat? Bet! Swordfish is packed with nutrients and is a great option when it comes to including more fish in your diet. Read on to discover the health benefits of swordfish.

  • Heart Health Benefits: Swordfish provide an excellent source of selenium. Selenium is a micronutrient that offers important benefits for heart health and the fight against cancer.
  • Low calories: Swordfish is low in calories, and most of the calories in swordfish come from protein. Because it contains no carbohydrates, swordfish is a great choice for a healthy meal.
  • High protein content: Swordfish is an excellent source of protein. It has 20 grams of protein in a 3-ounce serving, which is great!
  • Vitamins and minerals: Swordfish is rich in vitamin D, which is important for calcium absorption and bone health. It is also rich in other vitamins and minerals like zinc, vitamin A, E, B12, and omega-3 fatty acids. All of them are highly beneficial for our health!

advanced swordfish

Although grilled swordfish should be served immediately, here’s how to store it to keep it as delicious as the day you made it!

  • In the fridge: Once cool, place in an airtight container or wrap tightly in cling film. Put it in your fridge and your fish will stay good for up to 3 days.
  • Heating: The quickest way to reheat grilled swordfish is in the air fryer for about 3 minutes at 350 degrees. You can also heat it over medium heat on the stove with some melted butter in the pan.

Grilling isn’t just meat! I also like to grill side dishes. So all my food can be grilled and it makes cleanup a breeze! These are some of my favorite summer sides to make.


  • In a ziplock bag, combine fish dressing, olive oil, garlic, soy sauce, Worcherstershire sauce, and lemon juice.

  • Add the swordfish fillets to the bag and marinate for at least 30 minutes.

  • Preheat the grill to the maximum. Add the steaks to the grill and cook for 4 to 6 minutes on one side, then flip. The fish will flake easily when cooked, but will retain its texture.

  • Garnish with lemons and parsley.



Servants: 4

Serving3 oz Calories417 kcal (21%) Carbohydrates 3g (1%) Protein 23g (46%) Fat 35g (54%) Saturated Fat 6g (30%) Polyunsaturated Fat 4g Monounsaturated Fat 23g Trans Fat 0.1 g Cholesterol 75mg (25%) Sodium 400mg (17mg (1%) Sugar 1g (1%) Vitamin A192IU (4%) Vitamin C1mg (1%) Calcium35mg (4%) Iron2mg (11%)

All nutritional information is based on third party calculations and is an estimate only. Each recipe and nutritional value varies based on brands used, measurement methods, and serving sizes per family.

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