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Cajun-Style Swordfish

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.

Oxmoor House JANUARY 2005

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


  • 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

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 226
  • Calories from fat: 0.0%
  • Fat: 7.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.0g
  • Protein: 33.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 4.1g
  • Fiber: 0.5g
  • Cholesterol: 68mg
  • Iron: 1.4mg
  • Sodium: 487mg
  • Calcium: 8.3mg

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