Baked Citrus Swordfish
Recipe type: Seafood
Serves: 6
  • 6 swordfish steaks *
  • Citrus Barbecue Sauce:
  • 1 large onion; finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon ground red chiles
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 Ancho chile; seeded, and finely chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 Cup orange juice
  • 1/2 Cup lime juice
  • 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  1. * You can use swordfish or salmon steaks but each should be about 1-inch thick and weigh about 5 ounces each.
  2. Prepare Citrus Barbecue Sauce (instructions below) and set aside.
  3. Heat oven to 450 degrees F. Place fish steaks in an ungreased rectangular baking dish, 13 X 9 X 2-inches.
  4. Pour 1 cup of the sauce over the fish.
  5. Bake, uncovered, until the fish flakes easily with a fork, 20 to 25 minutes.
  6. Serve with remaining Citrus Barbecue Sauce.
    Cook onion, ground red chiles, red pepper and ancho chile in oil, stirring frequently, until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.
  8. Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling, reduce heat to low. Simmer uncovered, about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. This recipe yields 2 1/3 cups sauce and 6 servings of Swordfish.
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