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 Citrus swordfish

Citrus Swordfish



  • 2 swordfish steaks, about 3/4 to 1 inch thick (about 6 ounces each)

  • Lemon, orange, and lime zest, grated (approximately 2 tablespoons total; to get zest, finely grate peel of whole fruit, being careful not to include bitter white skin)

  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil


Preheat broiler. Mix zest with herbs and oil. Pat zest mixture on both sides of steaks and place in flat pan. Broil fish approximately 3 to 4 minutes. Turn once and broil 3 to 4 minutes or until done. Pour pan juices over swordfish and serve right away, garnished with slices of orange, lemon, and lime.

Serves 2

Each serving contains about 232 calories, 3 g carbohydrates, 34 g protein, 9 g fat, 154 mg sodium, and 1 g fiber.

Online Medical Reviewer: Poulson, Brittany, RD, CDE
Online Medical Reviewer: Wilkins, Joanna, RD, CD
Date Last Reviewed: 8/1/2016
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