Blackened Swordfish Steaks with Lobster | Dinner in under 30 min.

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Beautiful, delicious, easy and quick date night dinner recipe.

Blackened Swordfish Steaks with lobster | Dinner in under 30 min.

Recipe by ZivileCourse: MainCuisine: Sweet ZivileDifficulty: Easy


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  • For the swordfish
  • 4 swordfish steaks, 10-12 oz./ each

  • 1 tbsp. smoked paprika

  • 1 tbsp. sweet paprika

  • 1 tbsp. granulated garlic

  • 1 tbsp. black pepper

  • 1 tbsp. sea salt

  • 1 tsp. chili powder

  • 1 tsp. dried oregano

  • 1 tsp. fried thyme

  • 1 tsp. dried basil

  • 3 tbsp. unsalted butter, melted

  • For baby broccolini
  • 2 bunches of baby broccolini

  • 2 tbsp. olive oil

  • 1 tbsp. lemon pepper

  • 1 tsp. granulated garlic

  • 2 tbsp. freshly grated parmesan cheese

  • For the lobster
  • 4 lobster tails, 4 oz. each

  • 2 tbsp. of unsalted butter, melted

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed

  • 1 tsp. fresh parsley, finely minced

  • A pinch of salt and black pepper

  • For the leeks
  • 2 leeks, only white parts, thinly sliced

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • 4 tbsp. of unsalted butter

  • 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced

  • 2 tbsp. of balsamic vinegar

  • 4 oz. of white wine

  • For serving
  • A handful of micro greens

Let’s make it

  • Preheat the oven to 400 F.
  • Start from the leeks, since it takes the longest time to cook. Melt the butter in a frying pan, add leeks, salt and cook on a medium high heat, mixing occasionally, until it’s tender (10-12 min).
  • Add balsamic vinegar and cook for 2 more minutes, letting it to evaporate.
  • Add wine, black pepper, garlic and cook for additional 5 min, or until wine is almost evaporated. Taste it. If it tastes too sour (because of the kind of the wine), just add a teaspoon of sugar or honey. It has to be a little tangy, but not sour.
  • Prepare the lobster tails, cutting in a middle and exposing the tail meat out on the shell and opening the tail tips for a better presentation. Brush the meat with melted butter mixed with garlic, spices and set it aside in a refrigerator.
  • Mix all the spices swordfish together and set it aside.
  • Pat dry the swordfish steaks with paper towels and brush them with melted butter and sprinkle with spices all over the steaks.
  • Preheat the frying pan with a little drizzle of olive oil. Place steaks and cook it on a high heat until it gets a beautiful sear, for at least 5-6 min. not touching, flip it, reduce the heat to a medium, insert a meat thermometer and continue cooking until the fish internal temperature reaches 135 F. Remove it from the pan, cover slightly with aluminum and let it rest for 4-5 min.
  • While steaks are cooking and resting, place baby broccolini on a baking sheet, drizzle with olive oils, sprinkle with spices and place it in the oven together (on a separate sheets) with lobster tails for 6-7 min.
  • Let’s assemble
  • In a large plater or plate, place the caramelized leeks, place the swordfish steak, lobster and top it with generous amount of micro greens.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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