Crunchy Lime Swordfish

READY IN: 58mins
Recipe by Tebo3759

A change from grilling, this crunchy lime flavoured swordfish worked well for me! Served with asparagus and baked potato, it made a nice light meal. Prep time includes marinade time.

Top Review by Island Chef

This is a wonderful recipe. I substituted Striped Marlin for the Swordfish and it was delicious. Originally from the Chesapeake Bay area, Iuse Olde Bay seasoning. I doubled the batch and fish, it heated up really well for lunch the next day. I served it with Teriyaki Citrus rice.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 medium swordfish steaks
  • 1 lime, divided
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornmeal
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning or 1 tablespoon italian seasoning or 1 tablespoon cajun seasoning (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon butter


  1. Marinade fish in juice of 1/2 lime and 2 Tbs olive oil for 1/2 to 3/4 hours Mix flour, corn meal and old bay seasoning.
  2. Dredge swordfish in mix and shake off excess.
  3. Heat 1 Tbs of butter and 1 Tbs olive oil in fry pan (cast iron being best).
  4. Fry swordfish approx 4 minutes per side or until done.
  5. Squeeze addition lime juice on swordfish if desired.

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