Blackened swordfish is a New Orleans delicacy. Actually the fish is seasoned, briefly seared at high heat until spices and fish’s surface gets blackened but not burnt. Hence the name blackened.
My mother used to make Blackened Swordfish very often for us. Also, she used to serve us Greek Orzo salad alongside it. It tasted divine. After learning the Blackened Swordfish recipe from her, I began to make it as well during weekends. Now, all my friends, as well as family, ask me to cook Blackened Swordfish over get-togethers. I love this honour granted to me!
If your mouth is watering by merely reading about it, I will be explaining how to make Blackened Swordfish at home. But here are some other amazing recipes that you should definitely try.
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2. Broiled Haddock– It is a popular food dish. It is sold fresh, preserved by smoking, freezing, drying or sometimes canning. Haddock along with Atlantic cod and plaice is one of the most popular fish used in British fish and chips.
3. Salmon Stir Fry– Salmon Stir Fry is a delightful dish. It is one of my favourite seafood. If you are a seafood lover, then you must surely be excited to know how this is made like I was when I came across this dish for the first time.
4. Salmon Salad– It’s the perfect recipe when you’re in need of a quick lunch and even makes for a tasty afternoon snack. It can be served in a variety of different ways – as a sandwich, a lettuce wrap, on top of cucumber slices, or on a bed of greens.
Ingredients Required for Blackened Swordfish Recipe
|Swordfish fillets||2 (6 ounce)|
|Melted butter||1/4 cup|
|Creole seasoning||2 tbsp|
How much time will it take?
|Preparation time||Cooking time||Total time|
|5 minutes||5 minutes||10 minutes|
Blackened Swordfish Recipe
- Take an iron cast skillet. Heat it over medium-high.
- In the meantime, take a shallow bowl. Place melted butter in it and dip fish into it. Place it on a plate.
- Pat the fillets in after putting creole seasoning on top of it.
- Now, the skillet would be hot enough to place fish in it.
- Let it cook for 2 minutes.
- It should be cooked from both sides for about 2 minutes.. Ensure both sides are blackened.
Nutritional Information of Blackened Swordfish Recipe
|Total fats||30.1 g|
|Saturated fats||16 g|
|Total carbohydrates||3.4 g|
|Dietary fiber||0.7 g|
|Vitamin A||889 IU|
|Vitamin C||1 mg|