Asian Marinade for Swordfish

Serves 4


  • 4 (6 ounce) swordfish steaks
  • Marinade:
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sake (rice wine)
  • 2 tablespoons tamari or soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil


Combine all marinade ingredients in a bowl and whisk to combine.
Marinate fish for 1 hour at room temperature.
Remove fish from marinade and grill or boil for 3-5 minutes per side to your desired doneness.
This marinade is also delicious with halibut, salmon and ahi. If using ahi, cook for 2 minutes per side.
Recipe from Central Market Poulsbo - Culinary Resource Center
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