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  • Lemon-Barbecued Swordfish Steaks

  • Ingredients:

    • 3 pounds swordfish steaks, sliced 1 inch thick
    • cup lemon juice
    • 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
    • lemon quarters
    • 1 tablespoon grated lemon peel
    • 1 teaspoons salt
    • teaspoon basil
    • teaspoon oregano
    • cup salad oil
    • teaspoon pepper


    Place swordfish steaks in shallow dish. Blend remaining ingredients and pour over fish. Chill, covered, several hours or overnight. Drain fish, reserving marinade, and grill over slow to medium coals, 6 to 8 minutes on each side, basting frequently with marinade. Garnish with lemon quarters. Serves 8.

    Recipe from Newport Hospital's Book of Favorite Recipes, compiled by hospital staff and friends. More about Newport Hospital

    Important Health Advisory: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advises pregnant women, women of childbearing age who may become pregnant, nursing mothers and young children not to eat shark, swordfish, king mackerel or tilefish. These kinds of fish may contain high levels of methyl mercury, which may harm a baby or young child's developing nervous system.

    More information from the FDA