Grilled Swordfish with California Avocado Grapefruit Salsa

Total Time: 21 min

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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 500
Total Fat 33g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 9g
Monounsaturated Fat 14g
Cholesterol 110mg
Sodium 930mg
Total Carbs 20g
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 36g
Potassium 1241mg

Vitamin A 112 mcg; Vitamin C 40 mg; Calcium 43 mg; Iron 2 mg; Vitamin D 24 mcg; Folate 81 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 1.68 g


% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 10%; Vitamin C 45%; Calcium 4%; Iron 10 %; Vitamin D 120%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Grilled swordfish gets a fresh pairing with colorful salsa that combines creamy California Avocados, tangy citrus, smoky chipotle peppers, red onions and cilantro. This dish is loaded with nutrients providing more than a high potency (more than 100%) of vitamin B3 (140% DV),vitamin B12 (120% DV)and vitamin D (120% DV).

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Serves: 6

California Avocado Grapefruit Salsa 1 lime, zest grated, and juice reserved 1 1/2 Tbsp. honey 2 medium red grapefruit, peeled and segmented, juice reserved 1 1/2 tsp. chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, seeds and membranes removed, diced 2 Tbsp. finely diced red onion 1/2 tsp. ground cumin 1/2 tsp. sea salt 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped 2 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, peeled, seeded and diced Grilled Swordfish 1/4 cup vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 Tbsp. ground cumin 1 1/2 tsp. sea salt 6 (6-oz.) swordfish steaks California Avocado Grapefruit salsa (see recipe below) Cilantro sprigs, as needed for garnish

California Avocado Grapefruit Salsa

  1. In a medium bowl, Mix lime zest and juice with the honey.
  2. Gently stir in grapefruit and reserved juice, peppers, onions, cumin, salt and cilantro.
  3. Fold in the avocados and use immediately.

Grilled Swordfish

  1. Mix oil, cumin and salt.
  2. Rub mixture on swordfish steaks. Grill swordfish until just firm to the touch, about 3 minutes per side.
  3. Top grilled fish with California Avocado Grapefruit Salsa.

Serving Suggestion: Serve with grilled veggie kebabs and a wild rice blend.

Beverage Pairing: Sauvignon Blanc.

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

It’s a good idea to brush a little oil on the cut side of a California Avocado before grilling. They are also delicious in a host of other entrée recipes, from stove top to oven-baked to multi-cooker preparation.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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