Swordfish with Avocado Butter

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup light soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp fresh parsley, minced
  • 8 (1 inch) thick swordfish steaks 4 oz each.
Avocado Butter:
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup ripe avocado, mashed
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 and 1/2 tbs fresh parsley, minced
  • 5 and 1/2 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • pinch kosher salt
  • Make a marinade by mixing together the first 6 ingredients.
  • Cut shallow slits in both sides of the fish.
  • Place the steaks in a baking dish in a single layer.
  • Pour the marinade over the fish and refrigerate covered for 4-5 hours, turning several times.
  • Preheat the broiler while making the avocado butter.
  • To make the avocado butter whip the butter with a wire whisk until very creamy, then beat in the avocado, parsley, lemon juice and salt.
  • Drain the fish, reserving the marinade.
  • Broil the fish for 9-10 minutes, turning once and brushing occasionally with the marinade.
  • Remove the fish to a platter, and drizzle the fish steaks with about a tbs of the avocado butter.

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