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Swordfish Brochettes  


HT   BBQ  MC  20mins plus marinating


Serves   4    Hot   Fish  Fruit  herbs    Main Course  Barbecues Kebabs  Healthy Eating   Gluten Wheat Dairy Free   Eggless



For the marinade

2 Lemons, thinly sliced

3 Tomatoes, sliced

The Juice of  a Lemon

2 tbsp Olive Oil

1 heaped teasp Paprika

8 Bay Leaves,  crumbled

1 teasp Salt

For the Dressing

The juice of 1 large Lemon

1 tbsp Olive Oil

1 teasp Freshly chopped Parsley

Other ingredients

675g/1 lb Swordfish




1. Cut the fish into chunks approximately 4cm/ 1 inch square and place in a shallow dish.


2. Mix together the ingredients for the marinade then pour over the fish. Toss well to coat, cover and marinate for 4 - 5 hours.


3. After the marinating time, thread the swordfish pieces onto skewers, interleaving with the lemon and tomato slices.


4. Grill over hot barbecue coals for approximately 10 minutes, turning frequently and basting the remaining marinade until cooked through.


5. Meanwhile, in a small bowl or jug, mix together the ingredients for the dressing.


6. To serve - transfer the brochettes to a serving platter and drizzle the dressing over the top.


Main equipment required to make this Recipe


Mixing Bowl


Basting/pastry brush

Small bowl or jug


Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate - To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour. It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.

Baste - To moisten with the pan juices or other liquid during cooking. This aids in moisture retention.


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