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Swordfish with roasted lemons

Recipe Information

Servings 4
Preparation Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 1 Hour, 10 Minutes
Total Time 1 Hour, 15 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate
Main Ingredient Swordfish; Lemon
Category Seafood
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish
Cook Method Broiling; Grilling; Roasting
Diet Low Calorie; Low Carb; Heart Healthy; High Protein; Gluten Free


  • 2 lemons, quartered, seeds removed

  • 1 tablespoon sugar 

  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt 

  • 4 swordfish fillets, each 6 ounces

  • 1/2 teaspoon canola oil 

  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic, chopped

  • 1/4 cup parsley, chopped



  • Heat the oven to 375�F.

  • Add the lemon wedges, sugar, and salt to a bowl and toss to coat. Add the lemons to a shallow baking dish, cover, and roast for about 1 hour or until soft and lightly browned.

  • In a broiler or grill, position the rack 4 inches from the heat source and coat a baking pan with cooking spray.

  • Add the swordfish fillets to the baking pan, brush with canola oil, and top with garlic. Broil for about 5 minutes on each side or until the fish is opaque when tested with the tip of a knife.

  • Serve with a roasted lemon wedge and parsley.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 280 cal

  • Total fat: 12g

  • Saturated fat: 3g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 5g

  • Cholesterol: 112mg

  • Sodium: 286mg

  • Potassium: 811mg

  • Carbohydrate: 9g

  • Fiber: <1g

  • Protein: 34g

  • Calcium: 47mg