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).
Grilled Swordfish with California Avocado Grapefruit Salsa
Total Time: 21 min
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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%
IngredientsCalifornia 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
- In a medium bowl, Mix lime zest and juice with the honey.
- Gently stir in grapefruit and reserved juice, peppers, onions, cumin, salt and cilantro.
- Fold in the avocados and use immediately.
- Mix oil, cumin and salt.
- Rub mixture on swordfish steaks. Grill swordfish until just firm to the touch, about 3 minutes per side.
- 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.
As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados