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Grilled Swordfish Over Fattoush (Video)

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Sorry to be getting this to you so late in the day.

A three year old with a stomach bug has got this mama turned inside out, upside down and backwards. But as they say, “Better late than never” right guys?!

This is the PERFECT meal for a hot summer night, it’s light, refreshing, and simple to make.

Swordfish is a really hearty fish so paired with the crisp, crunchy salad you’ll not only find balance but a fresh, deeeelicious dinner.

Check out the video and let me know what you think!

Grilled Swordfish Over Fattoush

For those who want to make this 100% Paleo, simply eliminate the pita bread and you're there.

Yield: 4 servings

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes


  • 1 lb. Swordfish
  • 1whole wheat pita
  • 2 scallions, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 big fat clove of garlic, minced
  • 2 cups of Persian cucumbers, quartered and cut into chunks
  • 1.5 cup of quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 1/3 cup chopped mint
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley
  • Juice of ½ a lemon
  • ½ tsp. Sumac
  • 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste



Split the pita bread in half and toast for about 5 minutes in a 425oven or in the toaster.

Set aside to cool.

Combine scallions, garlic, cucumbers, tomatoes, green pepper, mint and parsley in a large bowl.  Dress with lemon, sumac, 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper and toss well.

Crumble toasted pita over the top of the salad right before serving.  Set aside.


Heat a grill pan over a medium high heat.  Lightly coat the swordfish with the rest of the olive oil and season with salt and pepper.  Cook 4-5 minutes per side or until the swordfish are just cooked through.

Serve a big scoop of fattoush right alongside the grilled swordfish.  Top with a little extra olive oil and enjoy!!

Makes 4 servings.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 252; Total Fat: 11.9g; Saturated Fat: 3.3g; Cholesterol: 44mg; Carbohydrate: 12.2g; Dietary Fiber: 3g; Sugars: 4.3; Protein: 25g

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4 Responses to “Grilled Swordfish Over Fattoush (Video)”

  1. #
    sixsnowflakes — August 9, 2012 @ 12:09 am

    Love it! Do you have any tips for preventing the fish from sticking to the pan or grill?

  2. #
    Gen — August 9, 2012 @ 1:07 pm

    That looks delicious! is sumac replaceable with anything more common? I’ve never heard of it…

  3. #
    Tracey — August 9, 2012 @ 2:27 pm

    I love your “how to” videos! I also like that your recipes are a few ingredients, but always emphasize freshness. Keep them coming! Oh, I’d love a video on overnight oats!

  4. #
    Roland! — August 25, 2012 @ 6:03 pm

    sign me up!

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