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Quick and Easy Pan Seared Swordfish Recipe

Chef DeWayne , On May 6, 2024


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Pan-seared Swordfish Recipe Description

Swordfish is a lean white fish that is similar to Marlin. According to the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch swordfish caught in the Atlantic or Pacific Oceans with harpoons, pole-&-lines, or trolling lines is the best-choice for sustainability.

Swordfish Recipe Ingredients

Recipe Ingredients

Swordfish Recipe Ingredients.

  • Swordfish Loin – 6oz

  • Salt – To Taste

  • Honey 1/4 Cup

  • Pepper to taste

  • Parsley 1/4 Cup

  • Zest of 1 Orange

Kitchen Tools for this Pan Seared Swordfish Recipe.

  • Pan

  • Measuring Cups

  • Convection Oven

  • Chef’s Knife

  • Cheese grater (for orange zest)

Swordfish Recipe Step-by-Step Cooking Directions

  1. Prepare your sauce for the swordfish recipe.

    Swordfish Sauce.

  2. Mince the parsley, measure out the liquid honey and then scrape one orange using a fine-mesh cheese grater. Wash the orange under running water, then scrape the orange by running it over the grater applying gentle pressure. Make sure to only take the orange peel and not go too deep into the layer below the orange skin. See demonstration of how to extract orange zest below:

  3. Heat the pan with light olive oil and add the minced parsley.

    Add the minced parsley.

  4. When the parsley is wilting add the orange zest.

    Add Orange Zest.

  5. Add some fresh, liquid honey.

    Slowly Pour the Liquid.

  6. When the sauce begins to foam turn off the heat.

    When it foams reduce the heat.

  7. Sprinkle seasoning on the fish. Sprinkle holding your hand high so that the seasoning sprinkles even.

    Season the fish.

  8. Heat the pan

    Heat the pan

  9. Lay the swordfish fillet so it goes in the pan away from you. You should hear the sizzle.

    Lay the swordfish

  10. Sear both sides of the swordfish until a crust appears and turns golden brown.

    Sear Both Sides of the Fish Fillet.

  11. Serve and enjoy this quick and easy swordfish recipe.

    Serve and enjoy this swordfish recipe.

Chef DeWayne

Chef DeWayne, a graduate of the esteemed culinary arts program at American River College in Carmichael, CA, brings a diverse range of expertise to the kitchen. With a background that spans from the pinnacle of fine dining in Michelin 3-star establishments to the fast-paced world of casual dining, Chef DeWayne blends precision with creativity in every dish he creates. Passionate about elevating ingredients and connecting with diners through his culinary craft, Chef DeWayne continues to leave an indelible mark on the culinary scene.