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Blackened Swordfish Steaks

Blackened Swordfish SteaksRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 (6 ounces each) Florida swordfish steak, 1 1/2-inch thick, skin removed
1 1/2 teaspoons dried thyme
1 1/2 teaspoons dried marjoram
1 1/2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 cup olive oil

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine the herbs, cayenne, salt, and pepper in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. Heat an iron skillet over high heat 5 to 10 minutes until very hot.
  3. While pan is heating, brush the steaks on both sides with olive oil; pat herb mixture onto both sides of each steak.
  4. Place the steaks in the pan over high heat; cook for about 2 minutes. Turn steaks and cook for 2 to 6 minutes more, depending on thickness.

Makes 4 servings.

Note: May substitute commercially prepared blackening seasoning for spice mixture.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 332; Calories From Fat: 183; Total Fat: 21g; Saturated Fat: 4g; Cholesterol: 66mg; Total Carbs: 1g; Protein: 34g.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.