Broiled Swordfish

Diabetic Fish Recipes

Try this broiled swordfish recipes tonight for a new diner idea.

Made with watercress, fish and other ingredients, you can add a mango salsa together with this fish to make a tasty and diabetic friendly meal.

You can also add some mixed veggies to add more food on your plate and still keep this healthy.

This recipes on this page comes complete with a list of ingredients, step by step directions nutrition information and a printer friendly copy.

Broiled Swordfish

This fish recipe is full of flavour and great source of protein which will keep you fuller longer, but also make sure you eat a lot of veggies to complete this meal.

Recipe Type

Main Dish, Fish

Degree of Difficulty



4 servings


1/2 bunch of watercress

Juice of 1/2 lemon

2 tablespoons plain low-fat yogurt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Salt to taste

1 pound swordfish, about 1 inch thick

1 tablespoon virgin olive oil (optional)

Dash paprika


Preheat broiler. Mince enough watercress to make 2 tablespoons. Reserve several sprigs for garnish. Mix minced watercress with lemon juice, yogurt, pepper and salt.

Brush each side of fish with oil, if desired, and sprinkle with dash of paprika. Broil about 3 inches from heat source 8 minutes; turn and broil 8 to 10 minutes more until fish flakes easily with a fork. Garnish with watercress sprigs and a small amount of the lemon-watercress sauce.

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cooking Time: 18 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes


Light and Easy Diabetes Cuislne

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Nutritional Information 

Calories:    142

Protein: 23 g

Sodium: 162 mg

Cholesterol: 44 mg

Fat: 4 g

Carbohydrates: 1 g

Exchanges: 3 Low-Fat Meat

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