Grilled Swordfish with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
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Broiled swordfish works nicely with this flavorful tomatillo salsa.
Recipe type: Seafood
Cuisine: Seafood
Serves: 2
For the Fish
  • 2 Swordfish steaks (about 1" thick)
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • Pinch of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
For the Roasted Tomatillo Salsa (prepare in advance of cooking the fish)
  • 3-4 tomatillos, husked and rinsed
  • 1-2 serrano chilis (or 1 jalapeno) stemmed
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled
  • 6 sprigs fresh cilantro, roughly chopped
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped then rinsed under cold water & drained
  • ½ tsp. kosher salt
  • ¼ c. water
  1. Make salsa by roasting tomatillos, garlic & peppers on a baking sheet under a High broiler.
  2. When first side is charred (about 5 minutes), turn each piece and return to broiler another 5 minutes.
  3. When all pieces are charred and soft, remove pan and allow to cool.
  4. Transfer peppers, tomatillos and garlic to a blender and roughly chop.
  5. Add ¼ c. water and cilantro; blend to a course puree.
  6. Transfer mixture to a serving bowl. Combine with chopped onion and salt.
  7. Grill fish on medium/high - about 4 minutes each side; allow to rest a few minutes before topping with salsa.
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