Grilled Swordfish with Peppers

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Grilled Swordfish with Peppers
  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 4
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Colorful red and orange bell peppers add a Mediterranean flair to this grilled fish recipe.
By Cheri Liefeld
Updated Jun 6, 2011


  • 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.

Tips from the Betty Crocker Kitchens

  • tip 1
    You can use a grill pan on the stove to cook the swordfish.
  • tip 2
    Squeeze lemon over the fish before topping with the pepper mixture for added flavor.


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