Lime-Marinated Swordfish

A quick soak in the lime and cilantro marinade is all that's needed to flavor swordfish steaks. Marinate the fish for only 1 hour or the fish may become tough.

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  • Makes: 6 servings
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Marinate: 1 hr
  • Grill: 6 mins
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Lime-Marinated Swordfish
Ingredients
6
4 ounces fresh or frozen swordfish or tuna steaks, cut 3/4-inch thick
1/4
cup lime juice
2
teaspoons cooking oil
2
1
tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro
1
teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
1/4
teaspoon salt
Directions
  1. Thaw fish, if frozen. For marinade, combine lime peel, lime juice, oil, garlic, cilantro, pepper, and salt. Place fish in a plastic bag set into a shallow dish. Pour marinade over fish in bag. Seal bag; turn to coat well. Refrigerate 1 hour, turning bag occasionally.
  2. Remove fish from marinade; discard marinade. Place fish on greased grill rack directly over medium coals. Grill 6 to 8 minutes or until fish flakes when tested with a fork, turning once halfway through grilling time.
  3. Or, preheat gas grill. Adjust heat for direct cooking. Place fish on greased grill rack over medium heat. Grill uncovered as directed in step 2. Makes 6 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Lime-Marinated Swordfish)
    Per serving:
  • 212 kcal cal.,
  • 11 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 49 mg chol.,
  • 306 mg sodium,
  • 3 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 25 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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