Mean Chef's Grilled Swordfish With Barbecue Sauce

READY IN: 1hr 16mins
Recipe by spatchcock

This recipe was originally posted by Mean Chef, a great chef whose taste is impeccable! I've not yet tried this, so if you do, please review.

Top Review by Marie Nixon

This was good but since swordfish is a real special occasion type of food for me, I probably will try a different recipe the next time I have swordfish. I sauteed the onions in a little bit of olive oil to soften them before adding them to the barbeque sauce. I also added a few tablespoons of light brown sugar to the sauce because I like a sweeter more than a tangy barbeque sauce.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place fish in single layer in shallow baking dish.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup catsup, lemon juice, oil, Worcestershire and garlic.
  3. Pour sauce over fish.
  4. Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour, turning fish once.
  5. Remove fish, reserving sauce.
  6. Use half of reserved sauce for brushing fish while grilling.
  7. Combine remaining half of sauce with remaining catsup, onion, water, sugar, hot pepper sauce and bay leaf.
  8. Simmer about 20 minutes to blend flavors and thicken.
  9. Meanwhile, place fish on well-greased, hinged wire grills.
  10. (If barbecuing fish on standard grill, brush fish with oil before cooking.) Cook about 5 inches from moderately hot coals 8 minutes.
  11. Baste with reserved sauce.
  12. Turn and cook 7 to 8 minutes longer, or until fish flakes easily when tested with fork.
  13. Brush fish with more sauce as needed during cooking.
  14. To serve, spoon hot barbecue sauce over fish.

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