Orange Marinated Swordfish

Swordfish has a distinctive flavor on its own. Adding this marinade of mingled flavors makes for an entrée that will make your mouth sing!

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1⁄4 cup unsweetened orange juice
  • 3 Tbsp. minced fresh mint
  • 1 Tbsp. peeled, grated gingerroot
  • 1 Tbsp. grated orange rind
  • 2 Tbsp. bourbon
  • 2 swordfish steaks (8 oz. each) 3⁄4 inch thick
  • 4 orange slices, 1⁄4 inch thick
  • Nonstick cooking spray
  • Fresh mint sprigs


  • Combine orange juice, fresh mint, grated gingerroot, orange rind, and bourbon in a large, shallow dish.
  • Place swordfish steaks and orange slices in a single layer in the dish. Turn to coat evenly. Cover and place in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes. Turn once while swordfish is marinating.
  • Coat grill rack with cooking spray. Place swordfish steaks on medium-hot grill. Cover and cook until fish flakes easily when fork tested, about 5 minutes on each side. Transfer steaks to a warm serving platter.
  • Place orange slices on grill rack. Cover and cook two minutes on each side.
  • Cut each steak in half. Cut each orange slice into thirds. Arrange with fish on serving platter. Garnish with fresh mint sprigs.