Tequila Grilled Swordfish with Pico de Gallo

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Swordfish is a very thick, hearty, and meaty fish. It goes well with almost anything you put on it. Be sure to leave the skin on when you grill swordfish, but remove it before serving, since it can have a rubbery texture.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 6 tsp. gluten-free Mexican seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp. tequila
  • 5 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 swordfish steaks (5 oz. each)
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup pico de gallo

Directions

  • Preheat a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a large shallow baking dish, whisk ¼ cup olive oil, Mexican seasoning, tequila, 3 tablespoons cilantro, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Add swordfish and toss to coat.
  • Cover dish with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Remove swordfish from marinade and brush with remaining olive oil. Grill until just cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Top each steak with sour cream, pico de gallo, and remaining cilantro.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup plus 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • 6 tsp. gluten-free Mexican seasoning
  • 3 Tbsp. tequila
  • 5 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, divided
  • 1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 4 swordfish steaks (5 oz. each)
  • ¼ cup sour cream
  • ½ cup pico de gallo

Directions

  • Preheat a gas or charcoal grill to medium-high heat.
  • In a large shallow baking dish, whisk ¼ cup olive oil, Mexican seasoning, tequila, 3 tablespoons cilantro, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Add swordfish and toss to coat.
  • Cover dish with plastic wrap and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Remove swordfish from marinade and brush with remaining olive oil. Grill until just cooked through, about 3 minutes on each side.
  • Top each steak with sour cream, pico de gallo, and remaining cilantro.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories240
Total Fat13g
Saturated Fat3.5g
Cholesterol95mg
Sodium320mg
Total Carbohydrate4g
Dietary Fiber0g
Sugars2g
Protein26g