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Air Fryer Swordfish Recipe

a picture of swordfish cooked in air fryer.

Air Fryer Swordfish: Unbelievable Transformation Makes this King of the Sea Delicious

Swordfish is becoming increasingly popular due to its esteem for its high-quality meaty taste. Not only is it nutritious, but it is also highly versatile. And what better way to cook swordfish than in an air fryer? The air fryer has become an increasingly popular kitchen appliance due to its ease of use and versatility in cooking various meals. In this recipe, we'll outline how to cook swordfish in an air fryer, and we guarantee that it will be a hit with your family and guests!

What to Know About Swordfish in an Air Fryer:

Cooking swordfish in an air fryer is an excellent dish for any occasion, whether it be a quick and easy dinner or a supper party with friends. One of the benefits of using an air fryer is that it can cook the fish quickly and evenly, leaving it crispy on the outside and juicy on the inside; it also doesn't need any oil. Additionally, swordfish is low in fat and a great source of protein. It contains many nutritional benefits, including essential omega-3 fatty acids, which provide health benefits such as reducing the risk of heart disease.


  • 1 pound of swordfish

  • 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice

  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil

  • 2 cloves of minced garlic

  • 1 teaspoon of dried oregano

  • 1/2 teaspoon of red pepper flakes

  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Steps for Cooking:

  1. Set the air fryer to 375°F before you put in the swordfish.

  2. In a small bowl, mix together the lemon juice, olive oil, minced garlic, oregano, red pepper flakes, salt, and black pepper.

  3. Spread the mixture evenly over the top and bottom of the swordfish and let it sit for 10 minutes.

  4. After 10 minutes, place the swordfish in the air fryer basket.

  5. Cook for approximately 10-12 minutes, flipping halfway through the cooking process.

  6. Confirm doneness via a thermometer, where the center of the swordfish should read 145°F.

Pro Tips and Variations:

  • Don't overcrowd the air fryer basket to ensure even cooking.

  • You may swap oregano for parsley for a different flavor profile.

  • Finally, you can serve swordfish with vegetables, rice or potatoes.

Cooking swordfish in an air fryer is a healthy, easy yet tasty meal that you and your family will enjoy. With simple ingredient requirements and easy directions, it takes no longer than 20 minutes to get this dish ready for the table. So why not add it to your meal plan? This dish will shock your taste buds and leave your guests wanting more. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

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