Yield
4

How to Make It

Step 1

Light the grill or heat the broiler. Put the tomatoes in a blender or food processor and add 4 tablespoons of the oil, the lemon juice, cumin, paprika, oregano, ginger, 3/4 teaspoon of the salt, 1/8 teaspoon of the pepper, and the parsley. Blend just until the mixture becomes a coarse puree.

Step 2

Coat the swordfish with the remaining 1 tablespoon oil and sprinkle with the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Grill or broil the fish for 4 minutes. Turn and cook until golden brown and just done, about 4 minutes longer. Serve the sauce alongside.

Step 3

Fish Alternatives: Cod, halibut, tilefish, mahimahi, mako shark, sturgeon, tuna--just about any fish steaks can stand in for the swordfish.

Step 4

Wine Recommendation: Choose a pinot blanc from Alsace in France or a pinot gris from Oregon; both are delightful, easy-drinking white wines that will have enough body and the requisite moderate acidity to pair with the spicy tomato sauce.

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