GRILLED SWORDFISH WITH LEMON OREGANO DRESSING

This makes a stunning main course when served over rice pilaf on a huge platter.

This makes a stunning main course when served over rice pilaf on a huge platter.

Makes 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs swordfish steaks (about 1/2" thick)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp grated lemon peel
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano
  • vinaigrette:
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh oregano or thyme
  • 1/2 cup pitted black olives
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved if large
  • 12 sprigs of parsley
  • 1 lemon, cut into wedges or sliced

Method

    1. Place swordfish in a shallow baking dish. Combine olive oil, salt, pepper, lemon peel and oregano. Rub into swordfish. Marinate 10 to 20 minutes.

    2. For the dressing combine lemon juice, salt, pepper, olive oil and oregano. Reserve.

    3. Grill swordfish 2 to 3 minutes per side depending on thickness. Place on a platter, spoon on olives and tomatoes and drizzle with dressing. Garnish with parsley and lemon.

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