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Swordfish with Lemon Caper Sauce

Swordfish with Lemon Caper SauceRecipe courtesy of Florida Agriculture Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture.

Recipe Ingredients:

4 tablespoons butter
1 small clove Florida garlic, finely minced
2 tablespoons Florida lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoons capers, drained, rinsed and chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream
4 (6-ounce) Florida swordfish steaks, 1 1/2-inches thick, skin removed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
1 teaspoon fresh chopped Florida parsley
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat broiler. Oil the rack of a broiler pan and place in the oven.
  2. In a small skillet over low heat, melt butter; add garlic, lemon juice, zest, and capers. Simmer for 30 seconds. Remove from heat. Slowly whisk in heavy cream and set aside.
  3. Brush steaks with olive oil; sprinkle with seafood seasoning, parsley, salt and pepper.
  4. Arrange swordfish on the hot broiler pan. Broil about 6-inches from heat for 6 to 8 minutes until opaque in center, turning halfway through the cooking time. Serve with war medium lemon caper sauce.

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 447; Calories From Fat: 294; Total Fat: 33g; Saturated Fat: 17g; Cholesterol: 138mg; Total Carbs: 2g; Protein: 35g.

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