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Grilled Lemon Herb Swordfish and Shrimp

Fresh herbs make any dish brighter and give a more complex flavor.  This lemon herb sauce can be used as a marinade or dressing and it literally is whatever fresh herbs are available in the garden or market.

Grilled Lemon Herb Swordfish and Shrimp

Fresh herbs may any dish brighter and give a more complex flavor. This lemon herb sauce can be used on any protein or as a dressing. I love this swordfish recipe was inpired by Chef Abby.
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
8 minutes
Additional Time
5 minutes
Total Time
23 minutes

Ingredients

Yield: 4
  • 1/2-3/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 cup fresh herbs (I used a combination of basil, lemon balm, lemon basil, lemon verbena, parsley)
  • 4 swordfish steaks
  • 12 large (peeled & deveined) raw shrimp, defrosted

Instructions

  1. Blend lemon juice, olive oil, salt, pepper and herbs together in blender until smooth.
  2. Marinade swordfish slathered in marinade in a covered, non-reactive dish in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours.
  3. Marinade shrimp slathered in marinade in a covered, non-reactive dish in refrigerator or 15-30 minutes.
  4. Pre-heat grill to high heat. Grill shrimp 2 minutes per side. Grill swordfish 4 minutes per side.
  5. Serve with extra sauce on side.

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