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Swordfish With Orange Basil Butter

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Ingredients
  Extra virgin olive oil 2 Tablespoon
  Orange juice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (3/4 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  Pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped fresh basil/1 tablespoon dried basil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Swordfish steaks 32 Ounce, cut 3/4 inch thick (Four 8 Ounce Pieces)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 8 Tablespoon, softened (1 Stick)
  Grated orange zest 1
Directions

1. Combine oil, 3/4 cup orange juice, pepper, and one fourth of basil. Brush each side of fish with mixture. Place on plate, cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate 1 hour.
2. Preheat broiler. Season fish with salt. Broil 3 to 4 inches from heat, turning once, 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned outside and just opaque inside.
3. In small bowl, beat butter with an electric mixer until soft. Add remaining basil, orange zest, and 2 tablespoons orange juice. Beat just to combine.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Ingredient: 
Fish
Interest: 
Everyday

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2451 Calories from Fat 1569

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g270.2%

Saturated Fat 72 g359.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 618 mg206%

Sodium 1311.4 mg54.6%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 0.63 g2.5%

Sugars 21 g

Protein 179 g358.6%

Vitamin A 92.2% Vitamin C 224.5%

Calcium 6.7% Iron 34.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Swordfish With Orange Basil Butter Recipe