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How to Cook Swordfish Steaks

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author image Joshua McCarron
Joshua McCarron has been writing both online and offline since 1995. He has been employed as a copywriter since 2005 and in that position has written numerous blogs, online articles, websites, sales letters and news releases. McCarron graduated from York University in Toronto with a bachelor's degree in English.
How to Cook Swordfish Steaks
Grilling a swordfish steak. Photo Credit Juanmonino/iStock/Getty Images

Swordfish is so named because of an upper jaw that extends straight out to form a long point or “sword.” Swordfish are hard fighters and routinely exceed 100 lbs. Swordfish steaks are on the menu at many high-end restaurants as an exotic selection. You can make swordfish steaks at home by following a few basic guidelines.

Pan Fry or Grill

Step 1

Cut the swordfish fillet into 1-inch thick steaks and season each side with salt, pepper and any other spices you would like to use.

Step 2

Preheat a skillet, grill pan or barbecue to medium-high heat. Add 1 tbsp. of olive oil to the pan, or rub the grates of your grill with oil so the fish won’t stick.

Step 3

Cook the swordfish steaks for two to three minutes per side until the meat flakes off without much effort. Flip only once during cooking.

Bake

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F.

Step 2

Rub the surface of your swordfish steaks lightly with olive oil and place on a baking sheet. Season with salt and pepper or other flavors.

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Step 3

Bake for about 10 minutes, until the fish flakes and is just cooked all the way through. Remove from the baking sheet and serve.

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