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Lemon-Basil Swordfish Skewers

Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time1 hr 25 mins
Servings: 2 servings


  • 2 swordfish steaks cubed
  • 1/4 c olive oil
  • 3 T lemon juice
  • 2 T minced garlic
  • 1 t crushed red pepper
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 red bell pepper cut into large squares
  • 1 yellow/green bell pepper cut into large squares
  • 1/2 red onion cut into large squares
  • 1/2 c cherry tomatoes
  • 1/4 c fresh basil
  • 1 lemon sliced for garnish


  • Marinate swordfish in olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, red pepper, salt & pepper for 45 minutes to 1 hour.
  • While the fish is marinating, soak wooden skewers in warm water to prevent burning or splintering.
  • Skewer the swordfish, peppers, onions and tomatoes- alternating each item.
  • Grill or broil the skewers until edges of the fish and veggies begin to char and fish is cooked through (145F).
  • To serve, top with fresh basil and fresh lemon juice.