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A lemon, garlic, olive oil, and herb marinade provides flavor and keeps the swordfish moist during grilling. Serve with the summery orzo salad to round out the meal.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Lemon-Marinated Swordfish with Greek Orzo Salad

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  • At least 1 hour before grilling, soak plank in enough water to cover. Weight down plank to keep it submerged during soaking. Drain plank.

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  • Thaw swordfish, if frozen. Rinse swordfish; pat dry with paper towels.

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  • For marinade, in a small bowl, stir together olive oil, lemon peel, lemon juice, oregano, garlic, salt, and pepper. Brush marinade over swordfish. Place swordfish on a plate. Cover and chill for 1 hour.

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  • For a charcoal grill, place plank on the grill rack directly over medium coals; heat about 5 minutes or until plank begins to crackle and smoke. Place swordfish on plank. Cover; grill swordfish for 15 to 20 minutes or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. (For a gas grill, preheat grill. Reduce heat to medium. Grill swordfish as above.)

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  • Serve swordfish with Greek Orzo Salad and, if desired, lemon wedges. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Lemon-Marinated Swordfish with Greek Orzo Salad)

502 calories; 25 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 15 g monounsaturated fat; 70 mg cholesterol; 679 mg sodium. 690 mg potassium; 27 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 39 g protein; 1166 IU vitamin a; 13 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 19 mg niacin equivalents; 1 mg vitamin b6; 89 mcg folate; 3 mcg vitamin b12; 81 mg calcium; 3 mg iron;

Greek Orzo Salad

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  • Cook dry orzo according to package directions; drain. Rinse with cold water and drain again. In a medium bowl, combine orzo, cucumber, green onion, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Cover and chill for at least 30 minutes. Just before serving, stir in spinach leaves, grape tomatoes, feta cheese, and fresh oregano. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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