Salad with Grilled Swordfish

Grilled swordfish is one delicious, filling bite that works great on a fresh, tangy salad! Yia Yia came to babysit the little one, so I put a nice piece of grilled swordfish on a bed of crispy Greek salad and this Tuesday lunch made you forget about the Monday blues.

Salad with Grilled Swordfish

Grilled swordfish over a bed of greek salad with tomatoes, kalamata olives, cucumbers, arugula, feta, croutons, olive oil, red wine vinegar, salt/pepper

 

Salad with Grilled Swordfish
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Recipe type: Salad
Cuisine: Seafood
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Serves: 2
 
Grilled swordfish is one delicious, filling bite that works great on a fresh, tangy salad! Yia Yia came to babysit the little one, so I put a nice piece of grilled swordfish on a bed of crispy Greek salad and this Tuesday lunch made you forget about the Monday blues.
Ingredients
  • 1 lb Swordfish
  • Salt/pepper
  • olive oil
  • lemon
  • for Salad:
  • ½ lemon
  • two cups arugula
  • three tomatoes sliced
  • ½ cucumber sliced
  • ¼ cup kalamata olives pitted chopped
  • ½ cup croutons
  • ¼ cup feta
  • olive oil 2 tbs
  • red wine vinegar 2 tbs
  • salt/pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Dry fish with dry papertowel to get rid of moisture
  2. salt/pepper each side of fish
  3. Heat Grill for 10 minutes to get it hot
  4. Place fish on hot grill 2 minutes
  5. rotate fish 45 degrees to get grill marks and cook another 2 minutes
  6. flip over fish 2 minutes cooking
  7. rotate fish 45 degrees and cook another 2 minutes
  8. Fish on grill is done when inside flesh is about 135 degrees (temperature will continue to rise 5-10 degree when outside of grill) The goal is final temperature of fish to be around 145 degrees.
  9. While the swordfish cools down make your salad
  10. Place arugula on two plates
  11. add tomatoes, cucumbers, olives, feta, salt/pepper, lemon
  12. drizze olive oil/vinegar on top and mix the vegetables lightly (keep the arugula on the bottom)
  13. Sprinkle croutons on top of the salad
  14. At the center of each salad plate add a piece of swordfish (swordfish can be warm or cold)
  15. Enjoy!

 

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