Grilled Swordfish with Peppers

Blogger Cheri Liefeld of Adventures in the Kitchen shares a favorite recipe. The seasoning on the fish partners with the colorful peppers for a healthy and flavorful dinner reminiscent of a summer Mediterranean meal.

  • Prep Time 35 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

2
tablespoons olive oil
1
orange bell pepper, julienned
1
red bell pepper, julienned
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons fennel seed, crushed
1
teaspoon ground mustard
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon garlic powder
1/4
teaspoon pepper
4
swordfish steaks (3 to 4 oz each)
  • 1 Heat gas or charcoal grill. In 10-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add bell peppers and garlic; stir to coat. Cover; simmer 15 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix fennel seed, mustard, salt, garlic powder and pepper. Sprinkle mixture on both sides of swordfish. Remove pepper mixture from heat; season to taste with additional salt and pepper. Cover to keep warm.
  • 3 Carefully brush oil on grill rack. Place swordfish on grill over medium heat. Cover grill; cook 10 to 12 minutes, turning once, until fish flakes easily with fork. Serve fish with pepper mixture.

Expert Tips

You can use a grill pan on the stove to cook the swordfish.

Squeeze lemon over the fish before topping with the pepper mixture for added flavor.