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Swordfish with Orange Caramel Sauce

Course Fish
Cuisine American
Keyword caramel, orange, swordfish
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories 466 kcal


  • 4 swordfish 4 equal sizes of swordfish
  • 0.5 cup whole milk 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 0.5 cup bread crumbs 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 0.5 cup parmesan cheese 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 orange 1 squeexed orange
  • 4 tbsps unsalted butter 4 o 6 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Pat dry the swordfish. In a plate mix together the panko, bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, dry sage and marjoram and the salt and pepper. Mix well.

  2. In another plate place the milk or cream.

  3. Dip the swordfish into the milk and let any excess drip away.

  4. Roll into the panko-parmesan mixture and press it against the swordfish to adhere.

  5. In a large skillet melt 2 tablespoons of butter. When melted add the swordfish and cook until nicely golden on each side and the fish is springy yet cooked.

  6. Remove the swordfish from the skillet and let it rest while preparing the sauce.

  7. Remove all the cooking butter from the skillet and place the skillet over medium high heat.

  8. Add the orange juice and reduce by half.

  9. Add the butter remaining, the sugar and reduce until a thick sauce is crated.

  10. Serve the sauce over the fish or alongside.

  11. If the sauce is too thick and too tangy; add a bit more sugar and swirl in another tablespoon of butter.

Nutrition Facts
Swordfish with Orange Caramel Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 466 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Fat 27g42%
Saturated Fat 12g75%
Cholesterol 153mg51%
Sodium 451mg20%
Potassium 788mg23%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 40g80%
Vitamin A 700IU14%
Calcium 219mg22%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.