This recipe gives new life to a classic comfort food. Thinly sliced swordfish steaks coated with Parmesan breadcrumbs, pan fried to crispy golden-brown perfection, and finished in the oven. Then smothered with warm Marinara sauce and finished with melted Provolone cheese.
What Makes Cooking Swordfish So Unique?
Swordfish is an awesome fish to pair with any sauce, marinade, or topping of your choice!
For this recipe, we chose to pair our Swordfish with a warm Marinara Sauce topped with melted Provolone Cheese. However you decide to cook it, we are happy to share with you one of our must-have comfort seafood recipes!
Known as the "Prime Rib of the Sea", Swordfish are known for their meaty texture and ability to perform nicely under high heat preparations. Luckily for you - that means no falling apart or sticking to your pan while cooking! But don't forget to add the oil for that perfect golden brown color.
It's mild, slightly flavor and firm & juicy texture provides much comfort to seafood lovers who are eager to diversify their protein game. One of the beautiful things about Swordfish is that it is so versatile, providing many excellent preparation options!
We love putting a modern, trendy spin on seafood here! Give this recipe a try, we promise you will thoroughly enjoy.
6-ounce Swordfish Steaks, Sliced thin about ½ inch thick
Salt & Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
Grated Parmesan cheese
Fresh Parsley, chopped
Dried Italian Seasoning
Favorite Marinara Sauce, warmed
Thick slices of Provolone Cheese
Pan Frying Swordfish To Perfection
Prep Time:15 mins
Cook Time:15 min
Total Time:30 mins
Preheat oven to 400°F.
Pat swordfish steaks dry and season with salt and pepper.
To bread Swordfish: Dredge both sides of each steak lightly in flour, then dip in beaten egg & then coat with Parmesan Breadcrumbs.
In a large skillet, heat ¼ inch (about ¼ cup) of vegetable oil over medium high heat, until oil is shimmering but not smoking.
Once hot, add Swordfish Steaks. They should sizzle when added.
Pan fry each side to golden brown, about 3-4 minutes per side.
Once perfectly golden brown, transfer to a baking sheet.
Top each steak with a couple tbsp. of warmed Marinara Sauce and a slice of Provolone cheese.
Bake for 4-5 minutes until cheese is melty.
Serve and enjoy!
Preferences on Serving:
Serve with Roasted Spaghetti Squash and extra Marinara Sauce.