How To Make Sous Vide Swordfish At Home

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The recipe I am going to share today is for sous vide swordfish. This technique makes sure that the fish is properly and evenly cooked. It is delicious, flavorful, and also, healthy.

Sous Vide Swordfish

The sous vide technique involves temperature-controlled cooking. The swordfish is coated with spices and then cooked in a water bath. It is then served with a delicious Romesco sauce, baked asparagus, and garnished with lemon zest and basil.

To make sous vide swordfish, coat the swordfish with spices. Put the swordfish in a plastic bag with oil. Let it marinate for half an hour. Then, cook it in the water bath for 40 minutes. Then, take it out of the bag and sear it until brown. Garnish the swordfish with lemon zest and basil. Serve it with Romesco sauce and baked asparagus.

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Sous Vide Swordfish Recipe

Sous Vide Swordfish Recipe

Sous Vide swordfish is made using the French sous vide technique. The fish is seasoned and then placed in a zip lock bag. It is then cooked in a temparature controlled water bath. It is served with Romesco sauce and asparagus.
4.80 from 5 votes
Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Servings 2
Calories 572 kcal


  • Blender
  • Baking Sheet
  • Oven
  • Water Bath


For Swordfish

  • 6 ounces Swordfish Portions
  • ½ teaspoon Paprika
  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Ground Coriander

For the Romesco Sauce

  • ½ cup Red Peppers (roasted)
  • 3 Tomatoes
  • ½ cup Roasted Almonds
  • ¼ cup Fresh Parsley
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • ½ tablespoon Paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon Cayenne Pepper Powder
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 1 teaspoon Fresh Lemon Juice

For the Asparagus

  • 2 pound Asparagus
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic (minced)

For Assembly

  • 3 teaspoons Lemon Zest
  • 2 Basil Leaves


For Swordfish

  • At 130°F, preheat the water bath.
  • In a bowl, add the paprika and coriander powder. Apply salt, pepper and the spice mixture on the swordfish.
  • In a sous vide bag with olive oil, add the swordfish. Keep it in the bag for 30 minutes.
  • After 30 minutes, place it in the water bath for 40 minutes, until heated.

For the Romesco Sauce

  • In a blender, add red peppers, tomatoes, almonds, parsley, olive oil, paprika, cayenne, garlic, and lemon juice.
  • Blend them until it will turn into a paste and add salt and pepper accordingly.

For the Asparagus

  • At 400°F, preheat the oven.
  • On a roasting sheet, place those and roast for 30 minutes or until tender, remove from heat to serve.

For Assembly

  • Take swordfish out from the bag and dry it with a paper towel. Sear it over high heat until it turn brown.
  • On a serving plate, place asparagus and top it with the lemon zest, basil leaves, and Romesco sauce.


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Calories: 572kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 43g | Fat: 39g | Cholesterol: 112mg
Keyword Italian, Sous vide, Sous Vide Swordfish
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