Spicy Crusted Swordfish With Citrus-Walnut Sauce Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Spicy Crusted Swordfish With Citrus-Walnut Sauce Recipe

Spicy Crusted Swordfish With Citrus-Walnut Sauce

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"Try this fish with Indian spices for a new twist on seafood."

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  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a bowl. Stir in 1 teaspoon oil. Rub spice mixture over both sides of swordfish. Cover and chill 30 minutes.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a medium saucepan; gradually stir in couscous. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 5 minutes. Fluff with a fork. Stir in lemon rind, lemon juice, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and mint. Set aside, and keep warm.
  3. Combine 1 teaspoon oil, currants, orange rind, orange juice, walnuts, and honey in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer. Set aside; keep warm.
  4. Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add swordfish, and saute 5 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork. Serve with couscous, and drizzle with sauce. Garnish with cherry tomatoes, if desired.
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  • Reprinted with permission of Cooking Light® magazine. All rights reserved.
  • CALORIES 399 (28% from fat); FAT 12.5g (sat 2.5g, mono 5.5g, poly 3.3g); PROTEIN 36.5g; CARB 36g; FIBER 1.9g; CHOL 64mg; IRON 2.6mg; SODIUM 544mg CALC 33mg

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Apr 01, 2003

The fish turned out great! I used cooking spray instead of oil and added a tiny bit of lemon pepper to the crust blend then baked it to finish off the cooking. The blend of original flavors from this recipe is phenomenal!

Jun 28, 2006

Great dish for my dad's 61st birthday dinner! I added a little more cinnamon becaue the cumin made the rub smell a little spicy; I also only had plain breadcrumbs so I added a pinch of basil and oregano to make them Italian. The orange/walnut/honey sauce was awesome (I used raisins instead of currants) but the couscous was just ok.


8 Ratings

May 13, 2005

The orange and pecans (I substituted the walnuts) made this absolutely fabulous. Incredibly unique and sweet taste which totally killed any "fishy" taste you would expect. I usually hate to eat any fish but I loved this!

Jun 23, 2004

I LOVE this recipe! My boyfriend and I have had it three times in the last few months. Amazing combination of flavors and very easy! We're going to try it with mahi mahi rather than swordfish next. Also, we've used pecans instead of walnuts with equal success.

Apr 26, 2006

My husband made this for company - subbed pecans for walnuts. Everyone loved it! Very delicious.

Mar 28, 2006

The spices are so good, I always make double for coating. The toasted nuts and honey flavors make this so comforting.

Mar 24, 2006

Wonderful recipe. My boyfriend liked this so much I made it the next night with frozen Mahi Mahi filets and rice....still delicious.


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