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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Mayo Building, M-9
407 South Calhoun Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800
(850) 617-7300

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Adam H. Putnam, Commissioner

Florida Seafood Recipe

Swordfish with Lemon Caper Sauce

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4 tablespoons butter
1 small clove garlic, finely minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 teaspoon lemon zest
2 teaspoon capers, drained, rinsed and chopped
1/2 cup heavy cream
4  6-ounce swordfish steaks, 1 1/2 inches thick, skin removed
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon seafood seasoning
1 teaspoon fresh chopped parsley
  salt and pepper to taste

Preheat broiler. Oil the rack of a broiler pan and place in the oven. In a small skillet over low heat, melt butter; add garlic, lemon juice, zest, and capers. Simmer for 30 seconds. Remove from heat. Slowly whisk in heavy cream and set aside. Brush steaks with olive oil; sprinkle with seafood seasoning, parsley, salt and pepper. Arrange swordfish on the hot broiler pan. Broil about 6 inches from heat for 6 to 8 minutes until opaque in center, turning halfway through the cooking time. Serve with warmed lemon caper sauce.

4 servings

Nutritional Value Per Serving
Calories 447, Calories from Fat 294, Total Fat 33g, Saturated Fat 17g, Trans Fatty Acid 1g, Cholesterol 138mg, Total Carbohydrates 2g, Protein 35g, Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1.61g

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