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Easy Blackened Swordfish

This white fish is coated in a delicious spice mix and quickly blackened over high heat to seal in the juices.

blackened swordfish in cast iron

Sure, here’s a recipe for easy blackened swordfish:


  • 2 swordfish steaks
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil


  1. Preheat a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, thyme, oregano, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Brush both sides of each swordfish steak with the vegetable oil.
  4. Rub the spice mixture onto each side of the swordfish steaks, making sure they are well coated.
  5. Once the skillet is hot, add the swordfish steaks and cook for about 5 minutes on each side, or until the fish is cooked through and blackened on the outside.
  6. Remove the swordfish steaks from the skillet and let them rest for a couple of minutes before serving.
  7. Serve with your favorite side dishes, such as roasted vegetables or a salad.

Enjoy your easy blackened swordfish!

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