Swordfish Tagine

From Tamara Murphy, a 1994 Best New Chef.

  • Servings: 4

Related Video

More Videos
How to Poach Eggs in a Strainer

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 jalapeño, seeded
  • 1 tablespoon pimentón or other paprika
  • 8 saffron threads
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • One 2-pound swordfish steak, 1 inch thick
  • 1 cup pitted green olives, quartered
  • Lemon slices, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. In a food processor, combine the parsley, cilantro, garlic, lemon juice, jalapeño, pimentón, saffron, 1 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper; process until chopped. With the machine on, slowly add the olive oil and process until emulsified.
  2. Season the swordfish with salt and pepper. In a glass baking dish, pour the marinade over the fish; turn to coat. Bake the fish for 18 to 20 minutes, or until just cooked through. Transfer to a platter, spoon the marinade on top and garnish with the olives and lemon slices.

Serve With

Couscous.

Contributed By Photo © James Ransom Published July 2001





505246 recipes/swordfish-tagine 2014-01-21 Tamara Murphy fast-column|roasting|african|moroccan|4|fast|gluten-free|staff-favorite|weeknight-dinner july-2001, recipes,swordfish-tagine 505246
Close