Swordfish with Salmoriglio Sauce

Swordfish with Salmoriglio Sauce


Serves 4 to 6 people

  • 6 swordfish fillets around 1 inch thick

  • 1/2 cup of extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 cup of fresh lemon juice

  • 2 Tbls of hot water

  • 1/2 cup of fresh flat leaf Italian parsley, chopped

  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely chopped

  • 1 Tbls of dried oregano

  • 2 Tbls of capers.(optional)

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/2 tsp of fresh ground black pepper


  • Prepare the grill or pre-heat the broiler.

  • In a double boiler over medium heat whisk the olive oil until heated through.

  • Gradually whisk in the lemon juice and water.

  • Add the parsley, garlic, oregano and capers and cook for around 5 minutes while whisking.

  • Season with salt and pepper.

  • Brush some of the oil mixture on the swordfish and grill or broil around 5 minutes per side.

  • Plate the swordfish and drizzle the salmoriglio sauce over the top.

    For different variations you can replace the oregano with basil or add chopped tomatoes to the mixture.

    Serves 4 to 6 people

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