Grilled Swordfish with Strawberry-Cucumber Salsa

"Strawberries: Beyond Desserts" by Michael Hastiings. Shawn Guffey, a student at Johnson & Wales University: Charlotte, NC, won a $500 scholarship from the N.C. Strawberry Project for this recipe. Recipe published in the Winston-Salem Journal: May 4, 2011.

Yield: 4 servings
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  • 1 cup(s) strawberries, diced
  • 1 cup(s) cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoon(s) cilantro leaves, freshly chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon(s) red onion, minced
  • 1 teaspoon(s) jalapeno, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) Tabasco Hot Sauce
  • 1 lime, juice and zest, separated
  • 4 swordfish steaks, 6 ounces each
  • 2 1/2 tablespoon(s) olive oil
  • Kosher salt and fresh ground black pepper


  1. 1. In a bowl, combine the strawberries, cucumber, cilantro, red onion, jalapeno, Tabasco and lime zest. Set aside.
  2. 2. Heat grill to medium-high. Brush fish with olive oil and season with salt and pepper on both sides. Grill fish for about 3 minutes, giving a quarter turn halfway through to make grill marks. Flip over and continue grilling for 3 to 4 minutes for medium doneness. Remove from the grill and place on warm serving plates.
  3. 3. Add lime juice and ¼ teaspoon salt to the salsa and combine. Taste and adjust seasoning, if necessary. Place a generous portion onto the plate with the swordfish and serve immediately.
February 2012

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