BBQ expert Colin Magee serves up a delicious Swordfish Skewers BBQ Recipe.


  • 800gm-1kg swordfish, skin removed & cut into 10 chunks

  • 1 red onion, quartered

  • 10 fresh bay leaves

  • 10 slices prosciutto

  • 2 lemons, halved

  • Herb Dressing

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • ½ bunch parsley, chopped

  • ½ bunch chives, chopped

  • ½ bunch dill, chopped

  • Olive oil


  • 1.

    To assemble each skewer, start with ½ a lemon.

  • 2.

    Then wrap a slice of prosciutto around a piece of swordfish and skewer.

  • 3.

    Now add a piece of onion and bay leaf. Repeat the process.

  • 4.

    Complete the skewer with remaining ½ lemon.

  • 5.

    Oil and grill skewers over hot coals for 5 to 10 minutes or until fish is cooked through.

  • Herb Dressing:

  • 1.

    For the quick and easy herb dressing, combine herbs, olive oil and lemon juice in a bowl. Season to your liking.

  • 2.

    Serve barbecued swordfish skewers with herb dressing, a mixed green salad and grilled sourdough bread.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (8 servings)

  • Energy 257kj
  • Fat Total 12g
  • Saturated Fat 2g
  • Protein 30g
  • Carbohydrate 4g
  • Sugar 1g
  • Sodium 612mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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