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Easy Pan-seared swordfish steaks

Pan-Seared Swordfish Steaks with Lemon & Garlic Herbed Butter

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course dinner, seafood
Servings 4 Servings


Swordfish Steaks

  • 4 Thick-cut Swordfish Steaks
  • 3 tsp Fresh grated peppercorns
  • 2 tbsp Grated lemon peel
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil
  • salt

Lemon Garlic Butter

  • 1/4 cup Plant-based butter salted
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 garlic clove minced


  • Preheat oven to 400°F.
  • Mash butter, parsley, garlic, 1/2 teaspoon ground mixed peppercorns, and lemon peel in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt.
  • Heat oil in heavy large ovenproof skillet over medium-high heat. Sprinkle fish with salt and ground mixed peppercorns. Add fish to skillet. Cook until browned, about 3 minutes.
  • Turn swordfish over and transfer to oven. Roast until just cooked through, about 10 minutes longer.
  • Transfer swordfish to plates. Add seasoned butter to the same skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, scraping up the browned bits until melted and bubbling. Pour butter sauce over swordfish and serve.


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