Cajun-Style Swordfish

The touch of sweetness from the pickle relish balances the spiciness of the blackening seasoning and the acidity of the lemon juice. A tablespoon of sweet relish has 5 grams of carbohydrate, or about 1 gram per serving in this recipe.


4 servings (serving size: 1 fillet and 1 1/2 tablespoons mayonnaise mixture)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Nutritional Information

Calories 226
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 7.4 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 33.7 g
Carbohydrate 4.1 g
Fiber 0.5 g
Cholesterol 68 mg
Iron 1.4 mg
Sodium 487 mg
Calcium 8.3 mg


4 (6-ounce) swordfish fillets (1 inch thick)
Olive oil-flavored cooking spray
1 1/2 teaspoons blackening seasoning, divided
1/3 cup fat-free mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
Lemon wedges (optional)


1. Preheat broiler.

2. Coat both sides of fish with cooking spray; sprinkle evenly with 1 1/4 teaspoons blackening seasoning. Place fish on broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Broil 6 minutes on each side or until fish flakes easily when tested with a fork.

3. Combine mayonnaise, 1/4 teaspoon seasoning, relish, and lemon juice, stirring well. Serve fish immediately with mayonnaise mixture and, if desired, lemon wedges.

carbo rating: 4